dgmgrl should prompt for password when using a tnsname to connect

We would like to start the observer with a script, but don’t want to provide the password on the command line. We have a framework in place which expects the oracle tool to ask for the password, unfortunate it seems not to be possible to use the same behaviour when using a tns connect string on the commandline.


Now with a tns entry specified on line:

After raising an SR with Oracle, they confirmed we hit BUG 21698350 – BROKER DGMGRL SHOULD PROMPT FOR PASSWORD WHEN USING A TNSNAME TO CONNECT, which is solved in 12.2.

Oracle has released patch 21698350 for as well, so let’s try:

After the patch:

So issue fixed…..



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