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Database With Encrypted Tablespaces Cannot Be Opened If The TDE Wallet Is Not Accessible (Doc ID 1073237.1)

Last updated on JUNE 25, 2021

Applies to:

Advanced Networking Option - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 07-Jun-2013


If the TDE wallet cannot be opened (the file is lost or the wallet password is forgotten) and if there is a need to perform a crash recovery for an encrypted tablespace then it is impossible to open the database even after the datafiles of the encrypted tablespace are put offline.

To reproduce this open two sessions to the same database and execute the following:

In session #1:


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