Re: Oracle Passwords

From: gazzag <>
Date: Tue, 3 Apr 2012 06:37:24 -0700 (PDT)
Message-ID: <21076865.2153.1333460244864.JavaMail.geo-discussion-forums_at_vbyj26>

On Wednesday, March 28, 2012 4:09:50 PM UTC+1, ExecMan wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a client who has forgotten a couple of user passwords. I know
> he can change them as SYSTEM or SYS, but the application logs in and
> has those passwords coded in the .exe. Is there a way to find out
> the password, and maintain it, otherwise it is going to be hell
> changing the application for the new password.
> Thanks!

In addition to what everyone else has said, have you tried googling the application name? I wouldn't be surprised if you can find the default/hard-coded password knocking around somewhere. Received on Tue Apr 03 2012 - 08:37:24 CDT

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