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ORA-01017 Error Caused by Creating Password File With "$" Inside Password Of orapwd Command (Doc ID 2442497.1)

Last updated on APRIL 22, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.2 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

ORA-01017 error caused by creating password file with "$" inside password of orapwd command.

For example:

/dbs> echo $SHELL
/usr/bin/ksh
/dbs> rm orapwDB1
/dbs> orapwd file=orapwDB1 password=<STRING1>$<STRING2> format=12
/dbs> export SYSPWD='<STRING1>$<STRING2>'
/dbs> sqlplus sys/${SYSPWD}@DB1 as sysdba

SQL*Plus: Release 12.1.0.2.0 Production on Sat Sep 1 23:58:18 2018

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ERROR:
ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied

 

 

 

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Cause

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