4 Replies Latest reply: Feb 17, 2014 6:55 AM by Eduardo Legatti RSS

Can't Log into SQLPlus/Sys need help with password!

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Hey Everyone,


Firstly, I'm new to this, and relatively new to windows (Mac user). Currently taking a class which required Oracle 11g R2 which I successfully downloaded on a virtual machine (vm fusion) using Windows 7.


I'm trying to configure SQL Plus to unlock Oracle's sample schemas however it is not accepting my user name and password. Im attempting to use the password I typed when I was first downloading oracle. I have also tried my username/password for my computer with no luck. My attempts have given me the following message:


ORA-12560: TNS:protocol adapter error



She recommends that we log into sqlplus as sysdba. I've tried sys, system and sysdba and have scoured the internet looking for an answer.


Desperately need help as my professor refuses to assist....


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