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How to Change SYS and SYSTEM Passwords (Doc ID 1051982.6)

Last updated on DECEMBER 10, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 7.0.16.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 13-Oct-2012


Purpose

These steps will allow you to change the passwords for SYS, SYSTEM, and the oracle user at the operating system level.

Scope

This note is meant to be used by database administrators who have to change the passwords of the privileged users.

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