DBCA fails with ORA-00922 when user password contains special characters or starts with a number

(Doc ID 2180236.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 12, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database Configuration Assistant - Version 12.1.0.2 to 12.1.0.2 [Release 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
DBCA fails with ORA-00922 when user password contains special characters or starts with a number

Symptoms

DBCA fails with ORA-00922 when user password contains special characters or starts with a number. DBCA log shows:

 

 

 

Cause

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