4 Replies Latest reply on Jun 15, 2017 2:12 PM by Gary Graham-Oracle

    SQLcl 4.2 Production -  PASSWORD does not change password

    Sanal Krishnan Narayanan

      Connected to database. Typed PASSWORD and hit enter. After providing old password, New Password and retyping new password, gives "Failed to validate user Password unchanged" followed by some weird characters at the prompt :


      SQLcl: Release 4.2.0 Production on Wed Jun 14 11:49:48 2017



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      Username? (''?) myuser/mypass@mydb.world


      ORA-28002: the password will expire within 7 days



      Connected to:

      Oracle Database 11g Enterprise Edition Release - 64bit Production

      With the Partitioning, Real Application Clusters, Automatic Storage Management, OLAP,

      Data Mining and Real Application Testing options





      SQL> password

      Changing password for MYUSER

      Old password: *********

      New password: *********

      Retype new password: *********

      Failed to validate user

      Password unchanged

      SQL> W$PFer$PFwe$