When loging in to sqlplus as SYSTEM, why does the login fail with an invalid username/password error if I do not include "AS SYSDBA"
C:\Windows\System32>sqlplus /nolog SQL*Plus: Release 188.8.131.52.0 Production on Mon Dec 16 01:00:13 2013 Copyright (c) 1982, 2010, Oracle. All rights reserved. SQL> conn system/password ERROR: ORA-01017: invalid username/password; logon denied SQL> conn system/password as sysdba Connected. SQL>
I have a script that I need to run locally. This script runs fine on other machines, but fails with the error above for me.