OpenVMS: WARNING: Password file does not exist -- database may not function correctly

(Doc ID 1509970.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 21, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.2 to 10.2.0.5 [Release 10.2]
HP OpenVMS Alpha
HP OpenVMS Itanium

Symptoms

Running Oracle 10gR2 on HP OpenVMS.

 

The following messages appear when executing the ORAUSER.COM


   WARNING: Password file does not exist -- database may not function correctly


   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>

 

Changes

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.

Cause

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