Solaris Cluster 4.3 ORCL.oracle_external_proxy Resource Service Getting "ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied" in 'clrs status' Command (Doc ID 2205005.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 23, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Cluster - Version OSC 4.3 to OSC 4.3 [Release 4.3]
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)

Symptoms

If running Oracle Solaris Cluster 4.3 the Oracle External Proxy resource is getting invalid login to the database.

Created an Oracle External Proxy service of type "ORCL.oracle_external_proxy:1" but it is not coming up.

The clrs command shows the following:

 

But connecting via SQL*Plus to the database using the fault monitor user/password works.
Also if set the environment variable TNS_ADMIN=<my path to tnsnames.ora> then resolve of service name via TNS is successful.

Cause

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