RDBPROD: Unexpected %RDB-E-AUTH_FAIL with JDBC for Rdb (Doc ID 1290621.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 12, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Rdb Server on OpenVMS - Version 7.2 and later
Oracle JDBC for Rdb - Version 7.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

An attempt to connect to an Rdb database using a JDBC for Rdb Thin Server is failing unexpectedly with:

Failed to connect : in <rdbjdbcsrv:connect failure>
%RDB-E-AUTH_FAIL, authentication failed for user USERNAME


The user USERNAME has the appropriate privileges in the database.

Cause

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