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How to Change User Passwords with MSYNC on Win32 clients (Doc ID 353096.1)

Last updated on APRIL 13, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Lite - Version 10.2.0.1.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 26-Jul-2010
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Goal

The goal is to provide customers/users with a documented step to allow password changes to run smoothly.

Sometimes using the old password or even the wrong password will crash MSYNC and cause you to have to re-install the client.  The below method will prevent the uninstall and reinstall after the Crash.

 

EXAMPLE of what will happen if process below is not followed:

1. Use existing Sample for JUNIUS > Transport_Win32  (comes with the installed demos).
 (Users  should be able to use an existing application, but create a new user manually in Mobile Manager>Users)
2. Setup one client seperate machine using the USER JUNIUS  password JUNIUS
3. Run msync, successful sync.
4. Go to Mobile Manager,  click on Users
5. Put a new password  JOE for JUNIUS and Confirm Password  JOE click on APPLY.
6. Go to client machine again >  values should not have changed and Junius/Junius will be defaulted in MSYNC window.
7. Run msync.exe
8. Error is reproduced at this point.  (Expected behavior) 

ERROR",CNS-9026,"11/08/2005 14:59:01","Wrong username or password. Please enter correct value and sync again. "

Crashes will possibly occur next attempt of wrong password.

 

 

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