Connecting To A 12c RAC Pluggable Database Intermittently Fails With ORA-1033 (Doc ID 1998112.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 14, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Trying to connect (non SYSDBA) to a 12.1 pluggable database (PDB) which resides in a multi-tennant RAC database intermittently returns the following error:

 

Cause

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