Siebel srvrmgr Will Not Connect - ORA-01017: invalid username/password - Caused by Dollar Symbol in Password
Last updated on SEPTEMBER 22, 2017
Applies to:Siebel CRM - Version 188.8.131.52 [IP2013] and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
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Unable to connect srvrmgr on a new Siebel enterprise.
The log is showing :
GenericLog GenericError 1 00000006541f27dc:0 2014-09-22 12:00:20 (secmgr.cpp (2824) err=4597527 sys=0) SBL-SEC-10007: The username or password you have entered is not correct. Enter your username and password again.
GenericLog GenericError 1 00000006541f27dc:0 2014-09-22 12:00:20 (client.cpp (392) err=4597527 sys=0) SBL-SEC-10007: The username or password you have entered is not correct. Enter your username and password again.
SisnTcpIp SisnSockError 1 00000006541f27dc:0 2014-09-22 12:00:20 1447562096: [TCPIP-server] recv() failed for sd=-1 (err=9 | Bad file descriptor)
SisnTcpIp SisnSockError 1 00000006541f27dc:0 2014-09-22 12:00:20 1447562096: [TCPIP-server] send() failed for sd=-1 (err=9 | Bad file descriptor)
This was further narrowed to be specific to the odbcsql connection. SQLPlus was working correctly :
$ odbcsql /s SIEBEL_DSN /u sadmin /p xxxxxxx
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Logging into "SIEBEL_DSN" as "sadmin" ...
ODBC error 46 in SQLConnect:
[DataDirect][ODBC 20101 driver]ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied
(native error 1017).
Unable to login using specified ODBC parameters.
Using same username and password to the same DB, using SQLPlus - work successfully :
$ sqlplus sadmin@siebeldb
SQL*Plus: Release 184.108.40.206.0 Production on Mon Sep 22 13:44:52 2014
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