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I have given sysdba privilege to one of the user "TEST" in primary database. To connect to the physical standby database using TEST user remotely, do i need to use the same password as sys or can i store the TEST password in the password file.You can use same password to connect your standby system wihtout doing anything on standby side
I think that you have to use the same password for a physical standby database with Data Guard as is on the primary DB. If you don't the archivelogs will not be shipped and you'll get some errors.
Also, I think you need to have a password file on the physical standby server which is used, unless you have OS authentication enabled. It depends which method you are using. I could be wrong but that's what I thought.
Standby Database can be connected by using SYSDBA or SYSOPER privilege.
If you use SYSDBA, the user you login will be SYS user.
If you use SYSOPER, the user you login will be PUBLIC user.
So there is no need to create a new user in Primary and Assign SYSDBA privilege to login standby database. You can use SYS user to login to the STANDBY database.
SYS Password for Primary & Standby Database should be same. Best option is to ftp the primary Password File and Put in Standby database Location.
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