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Re: Forms - as sysdba

From: Hemant K Chitale <>
Date: Thu, 21 Aug 2003 07:54:27 -0800
Message-ID: <>

Rather, why do you want to connect as SYS ?
If you've created some custom tables in the SYS schema in an earlier version,
create another user, connect as SYS in sqlplus, GRANT privileges to that user
and connect as that new user in Forms. -- and think about migrating the tables
out of the SYS schema.

If you are querying standard tables, OEM provides good views for most of what
you need and the group here can provide better SQL scripts anyway.

At 07:29 AM 21-08-03 -0800, you wrote:
Try if it works if you put sys/sys as sysdba to forms username prompt? (without quotes)
But why do you want to connect as sysdba anyway?
----- Original Message -----
From: Robo
To: Multiple recipients of list ORACLE-L
Sent: Thursday, August 21, 2003 11:54 AM
Subject: Forms - as sysdba

Hi all,
I have a DB and I need to connect to Forms 6i as user sys. There are 3 boxes for username, password and database.
I tried a lot of combinations, eg:
Username: sys as sysdba
Password: sys
Database: db
sys/sys@db as sysdba
sys/sys@db /as sysdba
sys/sys@db 'as sysdba'
sys/sys@db '/as sysdba'
But I always get an error message - either invalid username/password or TNS error (can't recognize the connect string).
I have also tried it from command line but didn't succeed.

Does anyone know if/how is it possible?

Thanks a lot
Robert Pipich

Hemant K Chitale
Oracle 9i Database Administrator Certified Professional
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