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OCI - Trying To Change SYAMAN Password Using change_repos_pwd Fails With : "ORA-01017: invalid username/password" (Doc ID 2730858.1)

Last updated on JULY 11, 2024

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Enterprise Manager (EM) Cloud Control was configured from EM Market Place and post installation the SYSMAN password was not working.
Trying to change the SYAMAN password using both "SYSMAN password is known" & "SYSMAN password is unknown" methods are failing with ORA-01017 error.

./emctl config oms -change_repos_pwd -use_sys_pwd -sys_pwd <Password>
Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 13c Release 4
Copyright (c) 1996, 2020 Oracle Corporation. All rights reserved.
ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied

Verifying the connection using SYS also fails with ORA-12154, while same credentials works fine connecting directly to database.

$ sqlplus sys@"<Connect Descriptor>" as sysdba
SQL*Plus: Release - Production on Tue Nov 3 20:18:19 2020
Copyright (c) 1982, 2020, Oracle. All rights reserved.
Enter password:
ORA-12154: TNS:could not resolve the connect identifier specified


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