ORA-28026: user with same external name already exists

Cause : The external name specified for the user being created or altered already exists for another user.

Action - How to fix it : DBA Scripts :: www.high-oracle.com/scripts

External names must be unique among users. Specify another.

update : 18-08-2017

ORA-28026 - user with same external name already exists
ORA-28026 - user with same external name already exists

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