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Behavior of PASSWORD_REUSE_MAX and PASSWORD_REUSE_TIME (Doc ID 228991.1)

Last updated on APRIL 03, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 8.1.7.4 to 11.2.0.1 [Release 8.1.7 to 11.2]
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 Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 01-OCT-2012


Purpose

This bulletin warns about the change of behaviour for the PASSWORD_REUSE_MAX and PASSWORD_REUSE_TIME resource profile parameters.

Scope

This bulletin describes how PASSWORD_REUSE_MAX and PASSWORD_REUSE_TIME should
be used together to control the password reuse.

This is the expected behaviour starting with Oracle 9i.

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