Proxy Account Gets Wrongly Locked (Doc ID 1672216.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 24, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 11.2.0.3 version, Database Security

When attempting to connect using a Proxy user the following error occurs:

ERROR
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ORA-28000: the account is locked


STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

 

 

ORA-28000: the account is locked

SQL> select username, account_status from dba_users where username in ('TESTACCT','TA_SUB_00350');

USERNAME ACCOUNT_STATUS
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TA_SUB_00350 OPEN
TESTACCT LOCKED(TIMED)

Cause

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