ORA-12638: Credential retrieval failed When Database and Users are in Different Windows Domains (Doc ID 1475935.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 06, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.7 to 11.2.0.3 [Release 9.2 to 11.2]
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)

Symptoms

ORA-12638 occurs when using NTS and starting the database service with LocalSystem, or a local user as the 'log on as' user in an environment with multiple native mode Windows domains.

Cause

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