Can't Connect To Database With Os Authenication due to ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied (Doc ID 2009382.1)

Last updated on JULY 21, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On 12.1.0.2,
an externally-identified, OS-authenticated user fails to connect using the "connect /" syntax.

The error is:
ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied

Cause

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