Re: FIXED: any junk password works for sys / NEW QUESTION: grid control: connection refused error

From: Jared Still <>
Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2009 08:04:40 -0700
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On Fri, Sep 18, 2009 at 7:19 AM, sundar mahadevan <> 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

Because the OS was authenticating you to logon as SYSDBA to the server. The password was not needed.

Jared Still
Certifiable Oracle DBA and Part Time Perl Evangelist

Received on Fri Sep 18 2009 - 10:04:40 CDT

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