A new feature automatically synchronizes password files across Oracle Data Guard configurations. When the passwords of SYS, SYSDG, and so on, are changed, the password file at the primary database is updated and then the changes are propagated to all standby databases in the configuration.
SQL> create user dbaadmin identified by welcome1; User created. SQL> grant sysdba to dbaadmin; Grant succeeded. [oracle@server1 ]$ sqlplus dbaadmin/welcome1@stbydb as sysdba SQL*Plus: Release 22.214.171.124.0 Production on Fri Mar 10 23:06:41 2017 Copyright (c) 1982, 2016, Oracle. All rights reserved. Connected to: Oracle Database 12c Enterprise Edition Release 126.96.36.199.0 - 64bit Production SQL>
As we can see in the example above. As soon the User dbaadmin has granted sysdba rights, the Information was also updated on the standby site. As result, the user can immediately login to the standby site.