Oracle Database Gateway for Microsoft SQL Server (DG4MSQL) fails with password greater than 14 Characters (Doc ID 2272777.1)

Last updated on JUNE 21, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database Gateway for SQL Server - Version 12.1.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Defining a Microsoft SQL Server user with a password with more than 14 characters, DG4MSQL fails with the following error:

ORA-28500: connection from ORACLE to a non-Oracle system returned this message:
[Oracle][ODBC SQL Server Wire Protocol driver]Invalid Password. Password must be 14 characters or less and can not be null. {HY000,NativeErr = 2831}
ORA-02063: preceding 2 lines from LESSORHR_BASECARE
28500. 00000 - "connection from ORACLE to a non-Oracle system returned this message:"
*Cause: The cause is explained in the forwarded message.
*Action: See the non-Oracle system's documentation of the forwarded
  message.



Cause

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