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Why we are giving this...?
force=y


orapwd file=orapwdoratrain password=test1234 force=y
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awking00Commented:
It allows you to overwrite any existing password file.
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DavidSenior Oracle Database AdministratorCommented:
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Geert GruwezOracle dbaCommented:
use it in case your oracle_sid=STARWARS

sorry ... couldn't resist
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dev_dbaAuthor Commented:
can I assume this..
means

if we give the same password like before it will accept..
if we are not putting force=y  it won't accept the old password  is it right..
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awking00Commented:
If there's an old password file and you don't use force=y then it will not accept the new password.
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DavidSenior Oracle Database AdministratorCommented:
Old passwords are dark and evil... with a grin to Geert.
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dev_dbaAuthor Commented:
yes thank you...
force=y is to accept new password..
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