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

Last updated on MARCH 11, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 8.1.7.4 to 11.2.0.1 [Release 8.1.7 to 11.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
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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