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RDBPROD: ORA-01017 on Connection to Rdb via OCI Services (Doc ID 1104463.1)

Last updated on MAY 03, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Rdb Server on OpenVMS - Version 7.0.4 and later
Oracle SQL/Services for Rdb on OpenVMS - Version 7.1.5.6 to 7.3.0.2 [Release 7.1 to 7.3]
HP OpenVMS VAX
HP OpenVMS Itanium
HP OpenVMS Alpha

Purpose

It is possible to get

ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied

when connecting to Oracle Rdb via OCI Services.

This guide discusses the possible causes for this error, how to find more information about the causes, and how to correct them.

Troubleshooting Steps

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In this Document
Purpose
Troubleshooting Steps
 Overview
 Username Does Not Exist
 Wrong Password
 Username Not in Database
 OpenVMS and Database Passwords Do Not Match
 Username is Disabled
 Expired Password

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