Login to SQL*Plus as SYS AS SYSDBA errors with SP2-0306 or ORA-1017 (Doc ID 171254.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 09, 2016

Applies to:

SQL*Plus - Version 8.1.7.3 and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 8.1.7.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Trying to log into sqlplus, either at the command line or using the Windows GUI
Client, errors with one of the following errors shown below:

 

Cause

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