12.2 Upgrade Driver Fails With ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied
(Doc ID 2078574.1)
Last updated on OCTOBER 11, 2019
Applies to:Oracle Applications DBA - Version 12 to 12.2 [Release 1.2 to 12.2Cloud]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
During the initial upgrade to EBS 12.2.0 following Oracle E-Business Suite Release Notes, Release 12.2 (Doc ID 1320300.1) , or while applying the 12.2.x CUP, an upgrade driver worker job fails with the following errors:
ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied
occurred while executing the SQL statement:
- or -
Creating APPS_NE schema APPS_NE ...
Create user APPS_NE identified by *****
ORA-28003: password verification for the specified password failed;
ORA-20002: Password length less than 15
The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Applying one of the 12.2 upgrade drivers
2. database connection failing because of security
Custom password management policy were enabled in the database for the EBS schema accounts
- or -
1 EBS schema account password was changed unknowingly from the the DBA Upgrading Team using an ALTER USER statement instead of FNDCPASS or AFPASSWD
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