Oracle Database – Remote Logins

In order to allow remote logins into an Oracle database, you need to configure the database to use remote access, to do this you need to modify the init{sid}.ora file to have:


To create the password file, change to the ORACLE_HOME/dbs directory and run the orapwd program to create the remote access password file:

orapwd file=$ORACLE_HOME/dbs/orapw{sid} password={somepassword} entries=5