ORA-28396 when running ALTER SYSTEM SET ENCRYPTION KEY (Doc ID 1320916.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 03, 2015

Applies to:

Advanced Networking Option - Version 11.2.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 18-Feb-2013***

Symptoms

After upgrading a database with column-level TDE from 10.2.0.4 to 11.2.0.2,
ORA-28374 is received, but this is to be expected, per Note 1260584.1.

However, when applying the solution from Note 1260584.1 (rekeying using ALTER SYSTEM SET ENCRYPTION KEY), the following error is received:

ORA-28396: rekey of enc$ dictionary table failed

The wallet can be opened and closed.

Changes

Implemented column-level TDE on 10gR2, then upgraded to 11g.

Cause

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