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Datapatch fails with ORA-01017, as it only connects to the database with OS Authentication (Doc ID 1635007.1)

Last updated on MAY 21, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.1 and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Datapatch may fail while connecting to the database following error:

Changes

 datapatch is executed to perform post apply / rollback steps

Cause

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In this Document
Symptoms
Changes
Cause
Solution
 Solution:
 Workaround 1: Temporarily activate OS Authentication
 Workaround 2: Manually apply / rollback the patch - 12.1.0.1 only
References

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