ORA-23481 when OLS user names contain special characters (Doc ID 2000470.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 23, 2016

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

On evaluating the rdbms upgrade to 12.1 we found issues with OLS users containing a dash (ex. "TEST-USER"). This worked without problems on 11.2. 

Reported error: ORA-23481 unexpected name string %s

Changes

Upgrade to 12c

Cause

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