ORA-01017: Invalid Username/password; Logon Denied when using 'OPS$' user with a password
(Doc ID 1927261.1)
Last updated on APRIL 17, 2020
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 126.96.36.199 and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
With parameter os_authent_prefix = 'OPS$' and a user created as "OPS$USERNAME" identifed by password, you can no longer logon locally.
Upgrade to version 188.8.131.52 or higher. This includes the changes made as part of : Bug 16072125 : DEFAULT VALUE OF OS_AUTHENT_PREFIX PARAMETER IS SET TO OPS$
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