RE: ora 12154

That's a known issue.  Oracle doesn't prevent the use of the "@" symbol
when you set the users's password but interprets it as a connection-string
qualifier when you actually attempt to use it.  It then attempt a TNS
lookup with the subsequent characters.
Hemant K Chitale
http://hemantoracledba.blogspot.com
http://hemantscribbles.blogspot.com

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On 4 Nov 2011 00:39, "Zelli, Brian" <Brian.Zelli@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Yes, the password.....I was trying to be security minded.....
>
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> Sent: Thursday, November 03, 2011 12:37 PM
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> Subject: Re: ora 12154
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> On 03/11/2011 17:35, Zelli, Brian wrote:
> >
> > Must have been the actual name I gave that userid.  I re-created it with
> a different name and it works.
>
> Perhaps the previous username contained the @ or the / characters :)
>
>
> Regards
> Dimitre
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