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Although I've done it before, I don't create users within Oracle very often.  I know how to assign specific rights to a user but not how to create.  The user I want to create is called "AWBATCH".  Can someone help me with the syntax of this command?
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create user AWBATCH identified by <password>
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I assume I put the password I want to assign in the brackets?
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yes, but without the brackets.
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Tobe able to actually connect to that user you need one more step:
grant create session to AWBATCH;

To be able to create objects:
grant resource to AWBATCH;


There are likely more grants you will need.  Like a TEMPORARY talbespace?  a default object tablespace?
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Can I run a command to look up a password on a specific user?  Or is that a no-no?
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you can't find a user's password, they aren't stored.  Only hashes of them.
Where and how they are stored varies by version

for more information....

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Database/Oracle/A_855-How-Oracle-Stores-Passwords.html
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by:Devinder Singh Virdi
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If you have DBA access, you can change someone's password without knowing his/her actual password.
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by:akdreaming
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Great quick response.  Thanks folks for the help.  I hope to become more proficient in Oracle.  I'm making progress but a long way away from where you guys are.
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