Special or Reserved Characters in WALLET_LOCATION Directory Path Errors with ORA-12560 (Doc ID 1589733.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 04, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Net Services - Version 10.2.0.5 to 12.1.0.1 [Release 10.2 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When making an SSL/TCPS connection if there is a parenthesis () or other special character in the wallet directory path the client connection fails with:
ORA-12560: TNS:protocol adapter error

Special characters in path example:

 

Cause

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