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oracle user OS password sync in all the nodes of 11gr2 RAC cluster

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Hi,

I have a 2 node Oracle RAC 11gr2 cluster on Linux environment.

If I change the password of Os user 'Oracle' on one node of the RAC cluster, do I need to sync the same password in all other nodes as well?

Appreciate your inputs.

Regards,
Aravind G
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I do not believe it is required that the passwords be the same, however for your sanity they probably should be.
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Hi,
You can change it. The cluster do not use it.
See: http://www.oracle-base.com/articles/linux/user-equivalence-configuration-on-linux.php
Regards,
Franck.
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