Last updated on SEPTEMBER 01, 2016
Applies to:Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Version 220.127.116.11 to 18.104.22.168 [Release 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 18-Sep-2013***
When changing the dbsnmp password via emcli (for a database which is monitored by Grid Control), an error may be returned indicating that the password is incorrect, even though the password has been verified at sql*plus. For example:-
1. Verify the dbsnmp username/password using SQL Plus:
SQL*Plus: Release 10.2.0.4.0 - Production on Mon Apr 2 17:06:34 2012
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Oracle Database 10g Enterprise Edition Release 10.2.0.4.0 - 64bit Production
With the Partitioning, OLAP, Data Mining and Real Application Testing options
2. However, when running the emcli command:
Error : Wrong old password entered for User or Key value "dbsnmp"
3. This may also fail when using special characters in the password (i.e. Pa$$word1).
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