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Data pump export fails with UDE-01017 ORA-01017: invalid username/password logon denied errors after upgrading to 12c (Doc ID 2065808.1)

Last updated on MAY 01, 2023

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While attempting to perform a Data Pump Export (expdp) as an OS authenticated user, it is failing with the following errors:

>expdp / full=y compression=metadata_only parallel=1 directory=exp_dir dumpfile=test.dmp logfile=test.log

Export: Release - Production on Thu Aug 13 12:02:19 2015
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UDE-01017: operation generated ORACLE error 1017
ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied


The 11.2 Database has been upgraded to


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