11i APPS User Account Is Locked While Applying a Patch. Patch Fails With "ORA-28000" or "ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied"

(Doc ID 420001.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 25, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Applications Utilities - Version to [Release 11.5.10]
Oracle Applications DBA - Version to [Release 11.5.10]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When attempting to apply an applications patch after upgrading the database from 9i to 10g( the following error occurs:

ORA-28000 account locked on the apps account


Also in some cases during and upgrade to 12.2 as per <Note 1320300.1> users may encounter the following error in the adworker log:
ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied
occurred while executing the SQL statement:


Upgraded the database from 9i to 10g(


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