pwget

Purpose

Returns the location of the password file for the Oracle ASM or database instance.

Syntax and Description

pwget { --asm | --dbuniquename string }

Table 10-13 lists the options for the pwget command.

Table 10-13 Options for the pwget command

Option Description

--asm

The --asm option associates the password file with the Oracle ASM instance that ASMCMD is logged into.

--dbuniquename string

The --dbuniquename string option identifies the database unique name associated with the password file.

pwget returns the location of the password file for the Oracle ASM instance identified by –-asm or the database instance identified by --dbuniquename.

The SYSASM or SYSDBA privilege is required to manage the Oracle ASM and database password files.

Example

The following example returns the location of the Oracle ASM password file.

Example 10-15 Using the ASMCMD pwget command

ASMCMD [+] > pwget --asm
+DATA/orapwasm