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Error: "ORA-01017: Invalid username/password; logon denied" using Oracle Proxy


Published: 08 Oct 2015
Last Modified Date: 14 Aug 2017

Issue

When you connect to Oracle using a privileged account which proxies into another generic user account, the following error might occur:

ORA-01017: Invalid username/password; logon denied

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop 
  • Oracle
  • Oracle Proxy account

Resolution

Enter the username with the syntax below:

user_id[user id being proxied to]

Note: The brackets should be included. 
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