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 05, 2017

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

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 12.1.0.2.0 - 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

Changes

The 11.2 Database has been upgraded to 12.1.0.2

Cause

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