Re: sys password change in dataguard

From: Kumar Madduri <>
Date: Tue, 8 Mar 2011 18:03:58 -0800
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At our place, we just copied the password file before the next redo log transport and log shipping was ok

 On Tue, Mar 8, 2011 at 4:11 PM, K R <> wrote:

> All,
> We have a need to change the sys user password in primary . and we have
> recently put a standby in place.
> so what will be the recommended way to change the sys user password so that
> it wont break the physical standby .
> on 11g doc it says
> 9.3.7 Refresh the Password File
> If the REMOTE_LOGIN_PASSWORDFILE database initialization parameter is set
> to SHARED or EXCLUSIVE, the password file on a physical standby database
> must be replaced with a fresh copy from the primary database after granting
> or revoking administrative privileges or changing the password of a user
> with administrative privileges.
> Failure to refresh the password file on the physical standby database MAY
> cause authentication of redo transport sessions or connections as SYSDBA or
> SYSOPER to the physical standby database to fail.
> however it says it may cause to fail which confuses me .
> appreciate any suggestion.
> thanks
> Kart

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