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Invalid username/password (ORA-01017) when connecting to Oracle using Connect for JDBC

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TitleInvalid username/password (ORA-01017) when connecting to Oracle using Connect for JDBC
URL Name000048244
Article Number000134120
EnvironmentProduct : Connect for JDBC Oracle driver
Version : All supported versions
Database : Oracle / 12C
OS : All supported platforms
Application : All supported applications
Question/Problem Description
When connecting to Oracle or 12C, the below error is returned.
Steps to Reproduce
Clarifying Information
Error MessageORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied
Defect NumberDefect PSC00294082
Enhancement Number
Before the encryption of the password takes place, the driver was encountering an exception and not encrypting the password. Due to this blank password was being sent to the server and hence the login was failing. 
Fixed in hotfix and
Refer to "Connect for JDBC hot fix download and install instructions” for instructions on how to download and install the hot fix.
Last Modified Date4/23/2015 7:07 AM
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