19 September 2005

Software: Oracle ORA-12638 Credential retrieval failed

Sometimes the Oracle server throws an ORA-12638 error after I drop tables from a database with active connections and subsequently try to run SqlPlus on the server computer. My previous solution was to reboot the Windows server computer. Hey, when in Windows, do what the locals do.

A better solution can be found here. Since Oracle administration is not my game, I'll just accept that Martti's solution works and not ask any more questions.