ORA-00972: "identifier is too long" when using >30 characters / bytes for a user PASSWORD
(Doc ID 2689690.1)
Last updated on JULY 10, 2020
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 18.104.22.168 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
When using a password that is > 30 Bytes / Characters, an error is thrown:
ORA-00972: identifier is too long
This despite the COMPATIBLE [initialization parameter] being set to a value of 12.2 (or higher).
SQL Language Reference document (section "Database Object Naming Rules").
You may be trying to set a longer password value.
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