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SYS Password Management with RAC and Data Guard (Doc ID 1267828.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 08, 2022

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Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
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When a Primary database is in RAC configuration and a password for SYS user is changed, how shall the password for SYS user be changed in the Standby database?

From 11g, due to strong password authentication used in data guard, the password file must be copied physically to standby. How does it work for RAC primary and standby? Can the password file be copied while instances are up and running?


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