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ODBC Connect Using TAF Preconnect Method Returns ORA-01017 (Doc ID 275585.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 11, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.8 to 11.2.0.3 [Release 9.2 to 11.2]
Oracle ODBC Driver - Version 9.2.0.8 to 11.2.0.3 [Release 9.2 to 11.2]
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Trying to use the Oracle ODBC driver and TAF PRECONNECT method results in 

ORA-1017 invalid username/password; logon denied.


The behavior can be reproduced with the a simple ODBC connection (the "Test Connection" button, for example) and the following TNSNames.ora entry.:

 

Cause

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