ORA-28435: Cannot Decrypt Data File %s Which Is Not Encrypted With The Database Key (From ALTER DATABASE DATAFILE ... DECRYPT)

(Doc ID 2406173.1)

Last updated on JULY 02, 2018

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

ALTER DATABASE DATAFILE ... DECRYPT fails with:

ORA-28435: cannot decrypt data file 'datafile_path' which is not encrypted with the database key

For example:

 

Changes

The datafile being decrypted belongs to a tablespace that was encrypted at the time of its creation, using the CREATE TABLESPACE  command with the ENCRYPTION clause.

Cause

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