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Oracle Database Tips by Donald BurlesonJune 14, 2015

Question:  What are the contents of the file, and how do you update the file?

Answer: file is a flat file that contains control information, including the SYSMAN password. 

You can change the SYSMAN password in several ways:

  • Edit the flat file.   
  1.  Locate the following entries in the file:

    oracle.sysman.eml.mntr.emdRepPwd=ece067ffc15edc4f oracle.sysman.eml.mntr.emdRepPwdEncrypted=TRUE  
  2.  Edit the file with vi
  3.  Enter your new password in the first entry and enter FALSE in the second entry.  

    oracle.sysman.eml.mntr.emdRepPwd=new_password oracle.sysman.eml.mntr.emdRepPwdEncrypted=FALSE
  4.  Exit vi and save (  :x )  
  • You can also recover the file from backup.
  1.  Copy file from backup to the /sysman/config/ directory
  2. Bounce the OMS with opmnctl stopall and opmn startall
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