Creating Oracle accounts: usernames and passwords under Red Hat Linux 6.1

Creating Oracle accounts: usernames and passwords under Red Hat Linux 6.1

Post by Jerry Ashe » Sun, 31 Dec 1899 09:00:00

So I believe I have Oracle 8i set up (Red Hat 6.1), and I have created an
initial database (SID=web), but whenever I try to connect, sqlplus quickly
tells me that I have:

ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied

I have tried connecting to Oracle when logged in to Linux as user Oracle in
group dba.  I have tried as root (which is in group dba as a supplementary

So how in general do I set up accounts in Oracle?

How do I get Oracle to respect the accounts and privileges of the underlying
Linux system (using /etc/passwd, etc....)




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I hv installed Oracle8.0.5 on RedHat Linux 6.1. I followed the
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Help me out!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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