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ORA-600 [kzpcpw:Invalid verifier type] While Changing A User Password (Doc ID 1666155.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

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


Changing the password of an user fails with error ORA-00600 [kzpcpw:Invalid verifier type]:


SQL> alter user test identified by test_123;
alter user test identified by test_123
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-00600: internal error code, arguments: [kzpcpw:Invalid verifier type], [], [], [], [], [], [], [], [], [], [], []

This is happening only for the users who cannot freely reuse the passwords.


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