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

Last updated on AUGUST 17, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


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


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


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