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

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 11.1.0.7 and later   [Release: 11.1 and later ]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

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:


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

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


Cause

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