ORA-1017 using 9i ODBC driver login dialogue against 11g database (Doc ID 1278744.1)

Last updated on JULY 05, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle ODBC Driver - Version 9.2.0.1 to 9.2.0.8 [Release 9.2]
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)
***Checked for relevance on 10-Jul-2012***

Symptoms

Trying to use 9i ODBC driver to connect to an 11g database, using the ODBC driver login dialogue, results in
  ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied

The issue is documented in the following note,
  <NOTE:462713.1> - ORA-1017 When Connecting to an 11g Oracle Database
however the issue persists when using the login dialogue even with proper case.

Changes

Database upgrade from pre-11g version.

Cause

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