ORA-1994 Grant Failed: Cannot Add Users to Password File (Doc ID 1030043.6)

Last updated on JUNE 07, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 8.1.7.4 to 11.2.0.1 - Release: 8.1.7 to 11.2
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 15-Sep-2010

Symptoms

You are attempting to add users to the password file and you receive an ORA-1994 error.

Cause

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