ORA-1017: Invalid Username/Password when Connecting to an Oracle Database from Pro*Cobol 12c
Last updated on JUNE 01, 2017
Applies to:Precompilers - Version 220.127.116.11 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Getting "ORA-1017: invalid username/password; logon denied" when running a Pro*Cobol program from a 12c Oracle home. The same program when run from an 11g home works.
- A working Pro*Cobol program was upgraded from 11g to 12c. After rebuilding the program, it fails to connect to the database at runtime.
- A Pro*Cobol program that was built and worked under an 11g Oracle home is run from a 18.104.22.168 Oracle home without rebuilding. It fails to connect to the database when run from the 12c home.
- A new Pro*Cobol program, built under a 12c Oracle home, using the correct username and password, fails to connect to the database at runtime.
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