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FNDCPASS Fails with Not Able to Decrypt Password and APPS User Locks After Manually Altering Password (Doc ID 566127.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 03, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Application Object Library - Version 12.0.4 to 12.2 [Release 12 to 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On 12.0.4 Changed APPS password and cannot login.

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
Changed the apps pwd using

alter user command instead of FNDCPASS

 

In addition, when FNDCPASS is run it generates the error below:

 

ERROR
=====

FNDCPASS was not able to decrypt password for user '<username>' during applsys password change.

Changes

 

Cause

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