ORA-28353 Error Unable To Open Oracle TDE Wallet Via ALTER SYSTEM Command (Doc ID 2183958.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 19, 2016

Applies to:

Advanced Networking Option - Version 11.2.0.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

An attempt to open TDE wallet using ALTER SYSTEM command fails with error: 

SQL> ALTER SYSTEM SET ENCRYPTION WALLET OPEN IDENTIFIED BY “password”;

ORA-28353: failed to open wallet

Whereas wallet opens fine via Oracle Wallet Manager software. Wallet is set to auto login. Password is known.

Changes

 New TDE wallet was configured using Oracle Wallet Manager. Purpose of the wallet was to store TDE key along with  SSL certificates.

Cause

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