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DBA_USERS Shows ACCOUNT_STATUS is LOCKED Even After the PASSWORD_LOCK_TIME has Expired (Doc ID 275232.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 01, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 10.2 to 11.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


DBA_USERS shows that account is still locked, even after the PASSWORD_LOCK_TIME has expired.

But once the user connects, the information in DBA_USERS gets updated with the correct (OPEN) status.
This is the expected behaviour.

The account locking functionality works as expected - account remains locked for the specified time period
(1 minute in this case) and once that period expires, user (<username>) can connect.


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