ORA-28040: No matching authentication protocol Oracle 12c

ORA-28040: No matching authentication protocol after upgrade to 12c.

From oracle 12.X, the default value for the SQLNET.ALLOWED_LOGON_VERSION parameter has been updated to 11. It defines the minimum version of authentication protocol permitted to access the database. Prior to version 12c the default setting for SQLNET.ALLOWED_LOGON_VERSION (the equivalent parameter prior to 12c) was 8. In 12c the default is now 11

Oracle old JDBC drivers like ojdbc14.jar, ojdbc14-10g.jar, ojdbc6-11g etc.. will not be able access the database because these drivers supports authentication protocol version 8. So we need to set the above parameter in the sqlnet.ora file and location would be <oracle-home>/network/admin/sqlnet.ora

Along with above parameter we need to the following parameters also.





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