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Characters Like Double Prime ″ and Reversed Double Prime ‶ in TDE Wallet Password Works in Alter System command, but fail in Administer Key Management (Doc ID 2268359.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 04, 2020

Applies to:

Advanced Networking Option - Version 12.1.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

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These are not the regular single quote or double quote characters.
Its Double prime (″ ) and Reversed double prime ( ‶ ) characters

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prime_(symbol)

How to handle these Double prime and Reversed double prime characters in wallet password using orapki or OWM or Administer Key Management command ?

These characters in wallet password works in alter system set wallet open/close / set encryption key commands. But these characters doesn't work in 'administer key management' commands, orapki, OWM.

SQL> alter system set wallet open identified by ″1abc1234abcdefghi1234″;
System altered.

SQL> ADMINISTER KEY MANAGEMENT SET KEYSTORE OPEN IDENTIFIED BY ″1abc1234abcdefghi1234″;
ORA-00972: identifier is too long

SQL> ADMINISTER KEY MANAGEMENT SET KEYSTORE OPEN IDENTIFIED BY '″1abc1234abcdefghi1234″';
ORA-00988: missing or invalid password(s)

SQL> ADMINISTER KEY MANAGEMENT SET KEYSTORE OPEN IDENTIFIED BY "″1abc1234abcdefghi1234″";
ORA-00972: identifier is too long

orapki wallet display -wallet . -pwd ″1abc1234abcdefghi1234″
Oracle PKI Tool : Version 11.2.0.4.0 - Production
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PKI-02002: Unable to open the wallet. Check password.

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Cause

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