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Ora-01017 When Connecting As Sysoper/Sysdba To A 11g Database (Doc ID 1101584.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 19, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.0.7 and later
Generic (Platform Independent)

Symptoms

When attempting to connect as sysoper/sysdba with a new user the following error occurs.

ERROR
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ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied



The issue can be reproduced with the following steps:

 

Cause

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