OpenVMS: WARNING: Password file does not exist -- database may not function correctly
(Doc ID 1509970.1)
Last updated on APRIL 14, 2022
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.2 to 10.2.0.5 [Release 10.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
HP OpenVMS Alpha
HP OpenVMS Itanium
Running Oracle 10gR2 on HP OpenVMS.
The following messages appear when executing the ORAUSER.COM
The system-wide logical name ORA_<sid>_PWFILE has been defined to point
to the file MY$DISK:[ORACLE10G.dbs]orapw<sid>.
This is the default password file for this database instance.
Please (re)create your password file using:
$ ORAPWD FILE=MY$DISK:[ORACLE10G.dbs]orapw<sid>. PASSWORD=<password>
If you are using an alternative password file (i.e. in a different
location or with a different name), please redefine the logical name:
$ DEFINE/SYSTEM/EXEC ORA_<sid>_PWFILE <alternative_password_file>
The 10gR2 RAC/DB code tree has just been upgraded to 10.2.0.5 or
If running 10.2.0.4, the patch for <bug 8226395> has recently been applied.
If running 10.2.0.2, the patch for <bug 5996137> has recently been applied.
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