Unable to login as "Oracle" user even after changing the password

(Doc ID 2142638.1)

Last updated on JULY 01, 2016

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


A user is unable to log in to a local user account, such as the "Oracle" user even  after changing the password.

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:




 Try to change password user "oracle" as not able to login.


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