MS Access Does Not Propagate ORA-28002 Password Will Expire Error (Doc ID 472621.1)

Last updated on JULY 05, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle ODBC Driver - Version: 9.2.0.2 to 11.2.0.1 - Release: 9.2 to 11.2
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)
Microsoft Access

Symptoms

Password expiration is enabled, but Microsoft Access users do not receive a warning that their password is its grace period.

The issue can be reproduced with the following profile:

CREATE PROFILE graceperiod LIMIT
PASSWORD_LIFE_TIME 1/1440
PASSWORD_GRACE_TIME 90;
/
create user fred identified by fred;
grant connect, resource to fred;
ALTER USER fred PROFILE graceperiod;
/

Proceeding to login via MS Access is successful, and no warning appear.

Cause

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