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ORA-01017: Invalid Username/password; Logon Denied when Trying to Use Password File in ASM on Standby (Doc ID 2463939.1)

Last updated on APRIL 17, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
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Problem Summary
ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied

Problem Description
Getting ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied when trying to use password file in ASM on standby.

C:\Users\>sqlplus sys/<password>@<service> as sysdba

SQL*Plus: Release Production on Tue Oct 9 13:18:20 2018

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ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied

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