RE: how to change the SYS password for an ASM instance?

From: John Hallas <>
Date: Thu, 5 Mar 2009 08:44:05 +0000
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I know Stefan has answered this post showing how to change the password in 11g (although he used SYSDBA when good practise and mandatory from 11R2 will be to use SYSASM).

However I don't understand the RAC reference in the original question. ASM is just a memory/pointer function to link the RDBMS to disk. On each RAC node the sys password can be different and changing it one RAC node will not have any impact on any other RAC node


From: [] On Behalf Of bao jiejie Sent: 04 March 2009 09:01
To: Oracle-L Group
Subject: how to change the SYS password for an ASM instance?

Dear gurus,

Anyone experience such kind of work to change the sys password of an ASM instance?

will that affect other ASM instances in the RAC nodes also?

first come out to me is logging in as sysdba and "alter user" , of course , can not work,

So how about change it only via ORAPWD ? anyone experienced that before ??

then comes to another question, how to change that in 11g cause it using "connect / as sysasm "

Thanks a lot.

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