ORA-01925: maximum of 20 enabled roles exceeded

I'm new to Oracle (<48hrs) and need to figure out how to set the max number of roles. This is 8i on NT and I recieve the error while trying to login as SYS via SQL Plus. Thanks for the help
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increase the initialization parameter MAX_ENABLED_ROLES to a higher value and then retstart your instance.


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if you need the steps to do it post a comment.
8i on nt platform ?

let me get the directory structure correct.

c:\orant\database\initorcl.ora --- this is the file for Oracle8 but for 8i they changed it to just init.ora and it'll be aviable in a directory called as "orcl". Just do a search for this dir and you'll get the file.

Open the file and specify

or any higher value than that is already present in the file.

Save the file.

go to a command prompt.
c:\> svrmgrl.exe

svrmgr> connect internal/oracle
svrmgr> shutdown
svrmgr> startup

After you get the message "databse opened" , try connecting to the db.

patrickwmcleanAuthor Commented:
Thanks that did the trick...
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