ORA-1017 When Connecting To A Database Using Active Directory (AD) Credentials

(Doc ID 2043357.1)

Last updated on MARCH 15, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 11.2 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


You have several databases which use Active Directory (AD) authentication with Oracle Virtual Directory (OVD).

One or more of the databases report the following error when you try to connect:

ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied

The same AD credentials work for other databases.


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