Oracle Database Gateways Gives Ora-1017 Error After Applying 11.2.0.4 Patchset (Doc ID 2109946.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 19, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.4 and later
Oracle Database Gateway for SQL Server - Version 11.2.0.4 and later
Oracle Database Gateway for DRDA - Version 11.2.0.4 and later
Oracle Database Gateway for Informix - Version 11.2.0.4 and later
Oracle Database Gateway for Sybase - Version 11.2.0.4 and later
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)

Symptoms

After applying the 11.2.0.4 Patchset to an ORACLE_HOME that has an Oracle Database Gateway product then connections usin gthe gateway give the error -

 

Error : ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied


The DB link was working previously and the userid and password used in the gateway database link are correct and valid.


Cause

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