ORA-09944: Password entry is corrupt.

Cause : An entry in an ORACLE password file was not in the format that ORACLE expected.

Action - How to fix it : DBA Scripts :: www.high-oracle.com/scripts

Removed the corrupt file(s) and re-run "orapasswd."

update : 24-08-2017

ORA-09944 - Password entry is corrupt.
ORA-09944 - Password entry is corrupt.

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