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ORA-01017: Invalid Username/password; Logon Denied when using 'OPS$' user with a password (Doc ID 1927261.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 01, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 10.2 to 11.2]
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database 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 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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