Ora-01017 When Connecting As Sysoper/Sysdba To A 11g Database

(Doc ID 1101584.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 13, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: and later   [Release: 11.1 and later ]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


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

ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied

The issue can be reproduced with the following steps:

SQL> create user TEST identified by MANAGER;
SQL> grant connect, sysoper, dba to TEST;
SQL> connect TEST/manager@V11G as sysoper

ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied


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