ORA-1017 Trying To Change Expired Password Through Programmatic Interface From 11.2.0.3 To Lower Database Version (Doc ID 1426233.1)

Last updated on JULY 05, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle ODBC Driver - Version 11.2.0.3 and later
Oracle Provider for OLE DB - Version 11.2.0.3 and later
Oracle SQL Developer - Version 4.0 and later
JDBC - Version 11.2.0.3.0 and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 14th Jul 2016***

Symptoms

Trying to change a password for an expired user via a password change feature of a programmatic interface, from an 11.2.0.3 client or higher to a database version lower than 11.2.0.3, fails with the following error:

   ORA-1017: invalid username/password; logon denied

This includes, but is not limited to:

 

 

Changes

The behavior does not occur under the same situation using a 11.2.0.2 client

Cause

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