ORA-01017 Errors From OCI7 Connections.OCI8 Connections (SQLPLUS) Are Always Fine

(Doc ID 875503.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 25, 2017

Applies to:

Advanced Networking Option - Version: to - Release: 10.2 to 11.1
Information in this document applies to any platform.


A third party application is  failing with ORA-1017 when using EUS authentication. While connecting with SQLPLUS using the same account there is no error. The error can be seen when working with one of the following :

 - Toad
 - SQL Developer
 - an application that uses Microsoft OLEDB Provider for Oracle (MSDAORA)
 - an application that uses Microsoft ODBC driver for Oracle
 - an application that was written in OCI7
 - an application that uses JDBC Thin 11g


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