ORA-01017 only when startup an instance via password file authentication. (Doc ID 2139268.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 23, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 24-Aug-2017***

Symptoms

Logon database is OK, but "startup nomount" failed with ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied

Cause

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