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How To Change ASM SYS PASSWORD ? (Doc ID 452076.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 10.2 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Oracle Server Enterprise Edition - Version: to
***Checked for relevance on 14-Feb-2014***


To change the ASM SYS Password

Things tried:

SQL> password
Changing password for SYS
Old password:
New password:
Retype new password:
ORA-00600: internal error code, arguments: [15051], [], [], [], [], [], [], []


SQL> select INSTANCE_NAME from v$instance;


SQL> ALTER USER sys IDENTIFIED BY <new_password> REPLACE <old_password>;
ALTER USER sys IDENTIFIED BY <new_password> REPLACE <old_password>
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-01109: database not open 


The following error also might occur:
SQL> alter user sys identified by ;
alter user sys identified by
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-01031: insufficient privileges


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