ORA-12504 with Tenable Security Center connections, yet SQL*Plus and JDBC Clients are successful with the same credentials
(Doc ID 2430495.1)
Last updated on AUGUST 01, 2018
Applies to:Oracle Net Services - Version 220.127.116.11 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
You may find that a 3rd party program / application "Tenable Security Center" cannot seem to connect to your 12.2 Database through the SCAN Listener.
However, connections using SQL*Net and JDBC with the same credentials, connects perfectly.
* Source is "Tenable Security Center"
* Target is 12.2, Grid SCAN Listener.
This is the Tenable error :
(Default): AUDIT_ERROR_DB_CONNECTION: an error happened while connecting to the database
As an example, the connection data for Tenable is :
* the username (same as the SQL*Plus and JDBC one)
* password (same as the SQL*Plus and JDBC one)
* the SCAN Host (SCAN1.ORACLE.COM), and the Port (1523), and
* the SID (ORCL1).
SQL*Plus examples that work:
sqlplus user/pwd@'(description = (address = (protocol = TCP)(Host = SCAN1.ORACLE.COM)(port = 1523))(connect_data = (server = dedicated)(service_name = ORCL)))
sqlplus user/pwd@'(description = (address = (protocol = TCP)(Host = SCAN1.ORACLE.COM)(port = 1523))(connect_data = (server = dedicated)(sid = ORCL1)))
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