"Unable to establish connection.: Oracle Error: OCI RC=-1, DBMS RC=1005, DBMS Msg=ORA-01005: null password given; logon denied" error with Oracle Connection in MapXtreme .NET

Products affected: MapXtreme .NET.

Issue

When attempting an Oracle connection then the following error is encountered:

"Unable to establish connection.: Oracle Error: OCI RC=-1, DBMS RC=1005, DBMS Msg=ORA-01005: null password given; logon denied"

Cause

The MapXtreme code for the OCI connection (Oracle server ) has a limit for the UID and Password of up to 17 characters, in this case a password longer than 17 characters was used.

Resolution

UPDATED: April 17, 2020
The v9.3 release of MapXtreme .NET will allow a password of up to 30 characters.