"Could not connect to the database" (invalid username/password) error during Satellite upgrade

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Issue

  • error during upgrade of satellite:

    ** Database: Setting up database connection. 
    Could not connect to the database.  Your connection information may be
    incorrect.  Error: DBI connect('rhnsat','rhnsat',...) failed:
    ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied (DBD ERROR:
    OCISessionBegin) at /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.8.8/Spacewalk/Setup.pm line 1162 
    

Environment

  • Red Hat Network Satellite with embedded Oracle database

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