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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?
In 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 last published in March 2004

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