Re: os authenticated accounts
Date: Thu, 6 Mar 2008 13:32:31 -0500
I got this information from Oracle support, but as usual I would recommend you to double check that. Oracle licensing is very murky subject ;-)
On 3/5/08, Mark Brinsmead <pythianbrinsmead_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Are you *sure* that this is "included" with Enterprise Edition? I am
> almost certain that I looked into exactly this feature about 6 months ago,
> and arrived at the conclusion that it was part of an extra-cost option.
> On Wed, Mar 5, 2008 at 9:02 AM, Roman Podshivalov <
> roman.podshivalov_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> > Joe,
> > If you are using os authenticated account for the only reason they can
> > connect like "connect /" and you are on 10g OCI client I would recommend you
> > to review Oracle Secure External Password Store feature. It's covered by EE
> > license. By implementing it you can hide password management from the
> > application completely and provide functionality to connect to the database
> > by issuing "connect /@<YOUR_DB>" syntax. Here you can find more details
> > about it.
> > http://download.oracle.com/docs/cd/B19306_01/network.102/b14266/cnctslsh.htm#i1006413
> > --romas
> > ...
> -- Mark Brinsmead
> Senior DBA,
> The Pythian Group