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

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 18, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

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?
 

Solution

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