Last updated on JANUARY 03, 2017
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 188.8.131.52 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Running RMAN backup Or a simple select query on v$pwfile_users cause the password file to be updated as shown below.
The stat command cause the access & change attribute to be updated. It is understood that access attribute to be updated when accessing password file because of the select query being run on v$pwfile_users view by RMAN as every connection by the RMAN session to take a backup will internally connect as sys user.
However it is surprising to see the change attribute also gets updated.
Running RMAN backup or Select on v$pwfile_users view
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