Re: Password file timestamp

From: Jared Still <>
Date: Mon, 20 Jul 2009 17:34:52 -0700
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GRANT|REVOKE SYSDBA|SYSOPER to <USER> would do it. Jared Still
Certifiable Oracle DBA and Part Time Perl Evangelist

On Mon, Jul 20, 2009 at 4:47 PM, Ram Raman <> wrote:

> Listers,
> We have auditing enabled via a third party software and one of the things
> they are auditing is $OH/dbs/passwordfiles. The password files seem to get
> updated and it shows up in the audit reports.
> I am trying to research on what is causing it, but have been unsuccessful.
> I came across this one, which does not seem to answer the question:
> .
> I tried creating a test user and locking and unlocking that user, but the
> password file timestamp did not change in the test case. I tried a user with
> DBA privs, that did not change it either.
> Anyone knows what causes the update of the password files when we dont
> change the passwords.
> Version is 10.2.
> Ram.

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