ORA-01017 When Changing Password for Username Containing Dot '.' Character (Doc ID 2244070.1)

Last updated on MARCH 22, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.4 to 12.2.0.1 [Release 11.2 to 12.2]
Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version 11.2.0.4 to 12.2.0.1 [Release 11.2 to 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

Trying to change a password for a user whose username contains special character
(like dot '.') fails with ORA-1017.




 

Solution

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