HOWTO : Resolve TimesTen Error 5213: Bad Oracle login error in OCISessionBegin(): ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied (Doc ID 1275430.1)

Last updated on MARCH 02, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle TimesTen In-Memory Database - Version 11.2.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 13-Sep-2012***
***Checked for relevance on 25-Sep-2014***

Symptoms

The following errors have been seen after connecting as the Cache Administrator and trying to run the ttgridcreate() command.

Command> call ttgridcreate ('samplegrid');
5213: Bad Oracle login error in OCISessionBegin(): ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied rc = -1
5131: Cannot connect to backend database: OracleNetServiceName = "TEST", uid = "CACHEADM", pwd is hidden, TNS_ADMIN = "/app/oracle/product/11.2.0/network/admin", ORACLE_HOME= "/app/oracle/product/11.2.0"
5109: Cache Connect general error: BDB connections not open.

Cause

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