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RE: listener for external procedure

From: David Boyd <davidb158_at_hotmail.com>
Date: Fri, 19 Mar 2004 14:31:57 -0500
Message-ID: <BAY2-F60m2psdqUFyfL00001f8c@hotmail.com>


Dick,

Thanks very much for your advice. I'll try this way.

>From: "Goulet, Dick" <DGoulet_at_vicr.com>
>Reply-To: oracle-l_at_freelists.org
>To: <oracle-l_at_freelists.org>
>Subject: RE: listener for external procedure
>Date: Fri, 19 Mar 2004 13:18:00 -0500
>
>David,
>
> Putting a network card in the computer creates a security hole. Follow
>Oracle's recommendation & set up the extproc listener so that it only
>listens for local IPC activity. That way it ignores the network card all
>together. Second run it under a non privileged account, like NOBODY. Also
>give EXTPROC it's own SID.
>
>Dick Goulet
>Senior Oracle DBA
>Oracle Certified 8i DBA
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: David Boyd [mailto:davidb158_at_hotmail.com]
>Sent: Friday, March 19, 2004 11:52 AM
>To: oracle-l_at_freelists.org
>Subject: listener for external procedure
>
>
>Hi List,
>
>I posted a message on this topic a few days ago. I did not receive any
>reply due to my e-mail system issue. So I post it again.
>
>We would like to use InterMedia searching text content against a clob
>field.
> In order to create domain index for InterMedia, we have to configure
>listener for external procedure. But our system administrator says that it
>will open a security hole if we do this. Currentely we are running Oracle
>8.1.7. Does any one know if this issue has been fixed in 8.1.7? Is there
>other way to do text searching instead of InterMedia?
>
>Thanks in advance for any inputs or forwarding previous replies.
>
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