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2831499 - ORA-40365: The SYS user cannot be locked while the password file is in its current format

Symptom

SYS user can not be locked as seen below:

SQL> alter user sys account lock;
alter user sys account lock
*
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-40365: The SYS user cannot be locked while the password file is in its current format.


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Environment

  • as of Oracle RDBMS Release 12c

Product

SAP NetWeaver 7.0

Keywords

oracle, sys, system, user, account, sqlplus, orapwd, orapw, passwordfile, password, file, security , KBA , BC-DB-ORA , Oracle , Problem

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