12.2 Upgrade Driver Fails With ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied (Doc ID 2078574.1)

Last updated on JUNE 07, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Applications DBA - Version 12 to 12.2 [Release 1.2 to 12.2Cloud]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

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:

CONNECT AR/*****

 

- 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

Changes

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

Cause

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