Some Users Are Not Able To Connect After Cloning The Database ORA-1017 (Doc ID 578029.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 21, 2008

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 8.1.7.0 to 11.1.0.6
This problem can occur on any platform.

Symptoms

After cloning a database some users cannot connect to the database anymore from within SQLPLUS:

 

SQL> conn user1/test$bb
ERROR:
ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied


Warning: You are no longer connected to ORACLE.
SQL>

When connecting directly from the OS session everything is working as expected:

[oracle@ro-rac3 kit]$ sqlplus user1/test$bb

SQL*Plus: Release 10.2.0.3.0 - Production on Tue May 20 12:04:27 2008

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Connected to:
Oracle Database 10g Enterprise Edition Release 10.2.0.3.0 - Production
With the Partitioning, Oracle Label Security, OLAP and Data Mining options

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Cause

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