Error: 'You are not authorized to change this password' when attempting to change a password with th (NETIQKB30497)

  • 7730497
  • 02-Feb-2007
  • 08-Sep-2008

Resolution

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VigilEnt Password Manager for Oracle 5.0

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VigilEnt Password Manager for Oracle 6.x

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VigilEnt Security Agent for Oracle 1.x

symptom
Error: 'You are not authorized to change this password' when attempting to change a password with the 'PwdAdmin' tool.

cause
This is an indication that the user attempting to change the password is not listed in the 'Administrator' tab inside the 'SQL<>Secure Password Manager for Oracle console'. (versions 5 or 6).

fix

Use the following steps to give a user permission to change passwords:

  1. Login to the 'SQL<>Secure Password Manager for Oracle console' and click the 'Administrators' tab.
  2. Click '+' (Plus) to add an administrator.
  3. Select a user or template from the 'Administrators' column and select a user or template from the 'Targets' column.
  4. Select Add Administrator.

    This will add the user to the 'Administrator' tab inside the 'SQL<>Secure Password Manager for Oracle console'. 


Additional Information

Formerly known as NETIQKB30497

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