Oracle/PLSQL: Change a user's password in Oracle
Question: How do I change the password for a user in Oracle?
Answer: To change a user's password in Oracle, you need to execute the alter user command.
The syntax for changing a password in Oracle is:
ALTER USER user_name IDENTIFIED BY new_password;
Parameters or Arguments
user_name is the user whose password you wish to change.
new_password is the new password to assign.
If you wanted to reset the password for a user named smithj, and you wanted to set the new password to autumn, you would run the following command:
ALTER USER smithj IDENTIFIED BY autumn;