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Password Change Dlg in OraOleDB

Posted on 2011-03-09
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Hi,

I am using VB.NET code with OraOLEDB provider to logon to Oracle 10g database.
In the connection string I have used PwdChgDlg=1 option.

When password expires oracle pops up Change password dialog, but after supplying
Old password, New password and Retype New password I'm getting
Ora-00988: Missing or Invalid password(s) error.

Request anyone of you to help me in this regards.

Thanks in Advance.
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by:elimesika
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Your password is probably not valid.

If the password is not enclosed in quotes then it can include any letter, any digit "_ " "# " or "$ " characters. Only a letter can be used in the first character.

Please try to provide a password according to that and retry.
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by:mdasifs
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Thanks elimesika ..

But I'm entering password in OraOleDB Provider provided dialog box, do i need to include quotes in that dialog box? I am not using Alter user command .. to change password

When you include PwdChgDlg=1 in connection string you will get Oracle Ole provided dialog box on Password expiry.

Thanks
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by:elimesika
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and what is the password that you are trying to enter ??
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by:ajexpert
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Is your password starting with number?

This  link might help.  Start reading from "Re: procedure to change password [message #426160 is a reply to message #426159]"

http://www.orafaq.com/forum/t/150992/2/

HTH
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by:POracle
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test with password= expert

Let us know whether this password works or not?
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by:mdasifs
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it doesn't work.. getting the same error Ora-00988: Missing or Invalid password(s) error.
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POracle earned 500 total points
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There are 3 text box in your dialog box...

First textbox require Current password
and other 2 textbox require new password.

Case:-1
If you give wrong password in first textbox it may give error invalid password. Are you sure you are passing correct password here.

Case:2
Read Manual of Oracle for possible password and allowed character combination. Follow rule for new password.

 
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