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Should ALTER USER Statement Be Used For Changing SYS Password? (Doc ID 2452286.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 20, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.1 to 12.2.0.1 [Release 12.1 to 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 This document is applicable for only 12.1 and 12.2 Databases (where bug fix 16002385 is not applied).

Note: This bug fix 16002385 is included in July 2018 RU or higher for database 12.1 and 12.2, 18.1 and higher Databases, with no patch required.

Request to change the SYS password using ALTER USER statement.

Cause

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