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Re: restricting user access on IP level

From: Joseph S. Testa <>
Date: Tue, 26 Sep 2000 08:12:16 -0400
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your looking to use protocol.ora file. there is a known bug that the protocol.ora file might not be read(bug #920257 in 8.1.5) if the protocol.ora does not work, then name it .protocol.ora (notice the leading dot) and it should work.

here are the parts you 'll want to read

         tcp.excluded_nodes= (,
         tcp.invited_nodes= (,

hth, joe wrote:

> Hi All,
> I would like to restrict a user from logging on to the database if he/she
> comes from an unknown IP address.
> Can this be done??
> Situation:
> Webserver with fixed IP-Address.
> People log on to the webserver which than spawns a proces that logs on to
> the database using a username/password with lots of privileges to retrieve
> the data requested by the user.
> I would not want anybody to use this username from any other machine except
> this one webserver.
> Jack
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Received on Tue Sep 26 2000 - 07:12:16 CDT

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