Re: passwords in different instances

  • From: Yong Huang <yong321@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 21 Jun 2009 19:33:06 -0700 (PDT)

> that should work as a full import does a alter user username identified by
> values, and I have taken the hex value passed thru a password cracker and
> found a password that with the exact same hex value on a different db and it
> worked.
> all this is 10g and below, 11g is a different animal with case sensitive
> password and the such.
> joe

Joe, I think you're referring to the default behavior when a new user is 
created in 11g. In many cases involving "migrating" a user from an older 
version as with exp and imp, the password is still case insensitive. You 
can check dba_users.password_versions to confirm this.

Yong Huang


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