How to make log shipping to continue work without copying password file from primary to physical standby when changing sys password on primary? (Doc ID 1416595.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 16, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.0.6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 21-Oct-2016***
The solution applies to 11g and above Data Guard environment or log transport from source database to target database.


Goal


This is 11.2.0.x or above Data Guard environment.
Whenever SYS password is changed in Primary DB, you need to copy password file from primary to Standby databases . Otherwise, the log shipping will fail with ora-16191.
Considering the number of Primary databases and Standby databases, it is tedious to copy password files from primary databases to the standby databases.

Is there any workaround to avoid copying of password file from primary to Standby ?

The same question applies to t he log transport  from source database to target database.

Solution

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