10
Aug
06

Check your user passwords

A good tool to monitor your users password is the one developed by Red database security.

It’s called checkpwd.

Download it on there website
On the command line simply type:

C:\checkpwd [oradba_user]/[password]@[tns entry] [your_password _file _location.txt]
On oracle 8i it’s easy but now with Oracle 10g, to connect as sysdba we have to specify for example in SQLPLUS:

SQL>conn sys/[password] as sysdba

This is apparently not taken into account yet and it fails to recognize the command with the extra words “as sysdba”.

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2 Responses to “Check your user passwords”


  1. June 7, 2007 at 9:49 am

    To solve the as sysdba problem, connect with system instead of sys.

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