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How to Avoid Common Flaws and Errors Using Passwordfile (Doc ID 185703.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 03, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.8 to 11.1.0.7 [Release 9.2 to 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 22-Sep-2012


Purpose

This bulletin discusses:


Some information specific to currently desupported versions was retained for historical purposes, for example, 'connect internal' was deprecated and administrative connections should now use the 'connect AS SYSDBA' syntax.

Scope

How to generate a password file is explained in the following notes:

        or


Setup for remote startup/shutdown using Oracle Enterprise Manager is explained in :
<> - How to Startup/Shutdown a Remote Database Through EM

Before proceeding read the following notes:

<Note 18089.1>  - UNIX: Connect INTERNAL / AS SYSBDA Privilege on Oracle 7/8
<Note 50507.1>  - SYSDBA and SYSOPER Privileges in Oracle
<Note 184696.1>- Adding Users to Passwordfile Using Passwordfile Authentication

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