How to change apps password
                                                 Last update (2008-02-19 15:20:16)
                                                                                                                   Date added (2008-02-19 10:21:38)

It is very common procedure to change the password of the apps user at E-Business Suite.
You can't use:alter user apps identified by password;

The steps to succesful change apps password are:

1. Load apps enviroment
2. $>cd $FND_TOP and run FNDCPASS apps/crmerp 0 Y system/manager SYSTEM APPLSYS newpassword
3. Change the password manually to the files: vi $IAS_ORACLE_HOME/Apache/modplsql/cfg/
4. Change the scripts of starting and stoping concurrent managers, because the old password is hardcoded

For more details you can refer to Note:159244.1 Metalink