Re: FIXED: any junk password works for sys / NEW QUESTION: grid control: connection refused error
Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2009 08:04:40 -0700
On Fri, Sep 18, 2009 at 7:19 AM, sundar mahadevan < sundarmahadevan82_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
> Thanks for the replies. Adding the sqlnet.ora file with
> SQLNET.AUTHENTICATION_SERVICES = (NONE) fixed the junk password issue.
> Would appreciate if Bala could explain me why junk password was
> allowed earlier and after adding sqlnet.ora with
> SQLNET.AUTHENTICATION_SERVICES = (NONE) made the trick.
Because the OS was authenticating you to logon as SYSDBA to the server. The password was not needed.
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