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ORA-1017 when connecting to a Database using the Net Service Name / Connection string but username and password are correct (Doc ID 2296454.1)

Last updated on MARCH 06, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Net Services - Version and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When connecting BEQUEATH (ie: no Tnsnames or Listener) then it connects.
When connecting LOCAL Loopback (ie: Tnsnames and Listener) then it fails with ORA-1017
However, the exact same username and password is used in each case.


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