RDBPROD: Error MODIFY_USER Can't Open SQLSRV_NATCONN_DBS.DAT; (Doc ID 330390.1)

Last updated on JUNE 07, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle SQL/Services for Rdb on OpenVMS - Version 7.1.6 and later
HP OpenVMS Itanium
HP OpenVMS Alpha
HP OpenVMS VAX

Symptoms

Beginning with OCI Services (SQL*net for Rdb) 7.1.6, passwords must be stored in the Rdb database.  When the OpenVMS password changes, the username inside the Rdb databases must be modified to match.

When attempting to change the password for the username, the following error occurs:

Operation (prepare/upgrade/drop/add_user/modify_user/remove_user/show_users):
MODIFY_USER
Username: RDB_USER
New password:
Password Verification:
Old password:
Password Verification:
%HINT, define logical SQLSRV_NATCONN_DBS
%EXIT, Can't open SQLSRV_NATCONN_DBS.DAT; - no such file or directory
%RMS-E-FNF, file not found

Cause

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