Oracle 11g - ORA-01017 error: invalid username/password; logon denied

Hi,

I downloaded and installed Oracle 11g on windows 2003. Ran through the wizard and accepted all defaults including creation of ORCL database. I then went through the DB configuration wizard and created a new db, tablespaces and users. Connected through sqlplus and ODBC no issues.

I then created another db and added new users for the 2nd db and I am unable to connect to the 2nd database with the new userid/pwd created. I am also unable to connect to the new database with sys as sysdba. All of them are giving ORA-01017 error: invalid username/password; logon denied .

regards,

Kashyap
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k_murli_krishnaCommented:
You need to set ORACLE_SID at command/shell prompt and then sqlplus /nolog and then try to connect from SQL prompt. In SQL*Plus, from whatever is configured in Net 8, you need to give <user name>/<password>@net8alias for SID/Service. The first database work okay since ORACLE_SID is set by default. It is when you add additional databases that this problem crops up.
enigmacmprAuthor Commented:
I have a followup question. The two databases that are setup are being used by different applications. I am essentially trying to establish connectivity from another server. In the services I see both services and the listenerservice are started and is using default port 1521.

What do I need to do so that both databases are accessible?

schwertnerCommented:
You have to ensure in LISTENER.ORA entries for the both databases
to make them visible for the Listener.

For STATIC registration of the Oracle service to the Listener:

Go to the remote 10g installation where the Oracle server resides.

Backup LISTENER.ORA file!!!!!!!

In ...\network\admin open listener.ora

see

SID_LIST_LISTENER =
  (SID_LIST =
    (SID_DESC =
      (SID_NAME = PLSExtProc)
      (ORACLE_HOME = D:\Ora10g)
      (PROGRAM = extproc)
    )
    (SID_DESC =
      (SID_NAME = test)
      (ORACLE_HOME = D:\Ora10g)
    )
  )

Add the entry
    (SID_DESC =
      (SID_NAME = test)
      (ORACLE_HOME = D:\Ora10g)
    )
with regard to the particular Oracle Home and SID Name.



Restart the Listener.

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dvijay2710Commented:
Never both the services use same port. If u chk again the 2nd db may be using 1522 port as per my understanding.

Set env variables Oracle_HOME and ORACLE_SID to which u trying to connect and try again.
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