For non-oracle user wallet open is failing with ORA-12578: TNS:wallet open failed (Doc ID 2164497.1)

Last updated on JULY 31, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

You create a wallet to use secure external password store (SEPS) feature.

Required TNS entries are put in tnsnames.ora and sqlnet.ora has been edited appropriately to enable wallet.

User credentials are added to the wallet already but you are not able to access the wallet through a "non-oracle user" and getting the error ORA-12578: TNS:wallet open failed .


Cause

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