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[OCI]: Connecting To Database Using "/ as sysdba" Fails With "ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied" (Doc ID 2693798.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 07, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Connecting to database "/ as sysdba" fails with following error:

$ sqlplus

SQL*Plus: Release Production on Wed Jul 15 10:22:03 2020

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Enter user-name: /as sysdba
ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied


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