My Oracle Support Banner

ORA-02153: Invalid VALUES Password String When Creating a Database Link Using BY VALUES With Obfuscated Password After Upgrade To (Doc ID 1905221.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 11.2 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Using the BY VALUES syntax to create a database link with a previously obtained obfuscated password string no longer works starting from version, the errors are:

CREATE PUBLIC DATABASE LINK V11204.C1 CONNECT TO SYSTEM IDENTIFIED BY VALUES '065D674B5B0DDD7747027F3E65AAD372AA7942F575785BA697C8F3F7222C9E4976BC7246EDF9140FCD34A4FFFAF2EA909FFAD5678DC2EF68FC76D6D3420CACDDD7D729A1F45641FC1BD1E3693055217F9C258DAEE7482A6287788DD31A66D663E940FEC595E4472AC76BC69B77ED2354C073920E97B08D77AC83ABAC68416267' USING 'V11204'
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-02153: invalid VALUES password string



Upgraded to from a previous version.


To view full details, sign in with your My Oracle Support account.

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started!

In this Document

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a million knowledge articles and a vibrant support community of peers and Oracle experts.