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How to set SYS And System Expiration Dates (Doc ID 2177278.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 02, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Have a 12c database installed and when the sys and system users were created, they were assigned to the default profile so they have an expiration date. Historically, the sys account has never expired. What is the best practice for managing the sys and system users?  If the sys user password expires how to connect to reset it?


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