Timestamp on ORAPWD File Updated When Users' Password Changed
(Doc ID 312093.1)
Last updated on FEBRUARY 03, 2019
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 126.96.36.199 to 188.8.131.52 [Release 9.2 to 11.2]
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Checked for relevance on 12-Jun-2013
The password file includes user name and passwords of all the users with SYSDBA privilege.
The following query gives you the users listed in the password file :
Every time the statement ALTER USER <username> IDENTIFIED BY <new password> is issued to change the password of any user , the ORAPWD<SID> file is updated with the current timestamp
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