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forget sys and system password [message #158222] Thu, 09 February 2006 04:27 Go to next message
RAY_HT
Messages: 153
Registered: May 2005
Location: Giza
Senior Member

dear all
i'd like to ask
if i forgot sys and system password could i get it again or login to database anyway

there was file
orapwd file=$HOME/ADMIN/PFILE/orapw$ORACLE_SID
but in oracle 10g i didn't found it is it changed

if any one know where to find this file or how to slove this problem plz replay
Re: forget sys and system password [message #158491 is a reply to message #158222] Sun, 12 February 2006 01:44 Go to previous message
Frank Naude
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Registered: April 1998
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Use the "orapwd" utility to create a new password file with a new SYS password.

$ orapwd
Usage: orapwd file=<fname> password=<password> entries=<users> force=<y/n>

  where
    file - name of password file (mand),
    password - password for SYS (mand),
    entries - maximum number of distinct DBA and OPERs (opt),
    force - whether to overwrite existing file (opt),
  There are no spaces around the equal-to (=) character.
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