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ORA-1017 While Adding an Agent Using AVCA (Doc ID 740657.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 10, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Audit Vault - Version 10.2.3 to 10.2.3
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 30-Aug-2011


While adding an agent using the avca command the following errors are occuring:

avca add_agent -agentname <agent name> -agenthost <host name>
AVCA started
Adding agent...
Error executing task add_agent: null
Unable to login as AV Admin account.. java.sql.SQLException: ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied . Unable to add Agent. Agent specified already exists . java.lang.NullPointerException. Error during add agent . java.lang.NullPointerException.
Exiting Audit Vault Configuration Assistant

The connection to the AV Server's database is working fine when using the password stored in the wallet . Furthermore there is no agent defined yet, as seen in AVSYS.ADM_AGENTS:

sqlplus /@avault

SQL*Plus: Release - Production on Sat May 17 19:08:28 2008

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Connected to:
Oracle Database 10g Enterprise Edition Release - 64bit Production
With the Partitioning, Oracle Label Security, OLAP, Data Mining
and Oracle Database Vault options

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