Oracle internals, debugging and undocumented features

Using BBED to “fix” Sys password.

One of my “oldies” …


BBED executable is not shipped with 11g but you can get it from previous Oracle releases..

Get BBED executable from previous release
e.g.  copy libraries ssbbded.o  and  sbbdpt.o to  11g home

Copy messages related to bbed (
bbedus.msb bbedus.msg bbedar.msb

make -f $ORACLE11g_HOME/rdbms/lib/ins_rdbms.mk BBED=$ORACLE_HOME/bin/bbed $ORACLE_HOME/bin/bbed


Password ?  You can find it using strings command  …


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