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

Last updated on FEBRUARY 18, 2021

Applies to:

JDBC - Version 11.2.0.3.0 and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.4 and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A 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 <Document:467804.1> How To Determine The Exact JDBC Driver Version For Standalone Programs.
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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Cause
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