Re: Permissions question

From: Riku Räsänen <>
Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2008 19:05:04 +0200 (EET)
Message-ID: <>

You will have to modify $ORACLE_HOME/rdbms/lib/config.c and then relink.

Here are instructions:

I would reinstall, though.

<lainaus kuka="Sweetser, Joe">
> New server. RH 5. 10gR2.
> Oracle account was set up a default group of oracle (not dba, though the
> dba group does exist). Foolhardy DBA (moi) did not check the group
> before installing the s/w and creating the database. I would like to
> "correct" this as quickly as possible and wonder what anyone thinks
> about the following idea:
> 1. Shutdown everything
> 2. Get the default group changed to dba in /etc/passwd. I know I can
> change the group when I am logged in, but want to make it "clean" for
> everyone going forward.
> 3. Do a chgrp -R dba on ALL oracle-related files including ORACLE_HOME
> and all the datafiles
> 4. Restart
> Thanks,
> -joe
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Riku Räsänen
Kantamestarit OY

Received on Mon Jan 14 2008 - 11:05:04 CST

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