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2816678 - SWPM error ORA-01017: invalid username/password


During Database Refresh with SWPM the error "ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied occurs" is triggered.

In the ora_sql_results.log file it's observed the error, as following example.


Output of SQL executing program:
SQL*Plus: Release Production on Mon Dec 10 21:51:25 2018
Copyright (c) 1982, 2014, Oracle. All rights reserved.
ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied
SP2-0751: Unable to connect to Oracle. Exiting SQL*Plus
SAPINST: End of output of SQL executing program /oracle/QAP/121/bin/sqlplus.
SAPINST found errors.
SAPINST The current process environment may be found in sapinst_ora_environment.log.



  • SAP systems with Oracle database
  • Not restricted to a product or product version 


SAP NetWeaver all versions


installation, sapinst, sapinst_dev, system copy, Oracle, 19c, 18c, 12c, 11g, 10g , KBA , BC-DB-ORA-SYS , Database Interface / DBMS , Problem

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