Connection Attempt to Pluggable Database PDB Fails with ORA-01017 (Doc ID 2169712.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 07, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Connection attempt to Pluggable Database fails with ORA-01017.

e.g.:

SQL> conn sysapps/oracle
ERROR:
ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied 

Changes

Newly created Oracle 12c database with pluggable database in place. Or 

Trying to connect to a Pluggable Database immediately after changing the password of the Pluggable database user.

 

Cause

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