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Changing default passwords for SYS and SYSTEM in 8i

How does one change the default passwords for SYS and SYSTEM in Oracle8i?
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order to alter default passwords for SYS and SYSTEM you need to be connected as sys or system or as a user with DBA role.

Then you can execute the following command

ALTER USER SYS identifed by ;

ALTER USER SYSTEM identified by ;

This was first published in March 2004

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