After Database Upgrade to 11.2.0.4, Connections Fail with ORA-1017 (Doc ID 2060269.1)

Last updated on MARCH 01, 2017

Applies to:

JDBC - Version 11.2.0.3.0 and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

After database has been upgraded to 11.2.0.4 , connections from JDBC (either from Oracle SQL Developer or application) fail with:


ERROR
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The error does not occur for newly created users in database 11.2.0.4.

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Run standalone JDBC program from How To Determine The Exact JDBC Driver Version For Standalone Programs (Doc ID 467804.1)
2. Use the same failing user to run the program.
3. ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied is received.


Changes

 Upgrade of the databases from 11.2.0.2 to 11.2.0.4.

Cause

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