RE: Listener Vulnerabilities - how to address them

From: Tony Sequeira <>
Date: Wed, 09 Apr 2008 18:47:34 +0100
Message-Id: <1207763254.3029.37.camel@comet.sequestor.lan>

On Wed, 2008-04-09 at 13:33 -0400, Johnson, William L (TEIS) wrote:
> The password you are "awk"ing out of the listener.ora file is an
> encrypted password - it is not the clear text value you typed for the
> password. Give it a try once. Oracle 9i and 8i will accept the
> encrypted password in the set passwd command - 10g will not.

Thanks, I wrote that prior to receiving the followup with the link.

Also, unfortunately, I'm not on site, our regular team is busy, and I have been given this task to research and make recommendations to be passed on to our users.

I will give it a go when I'm able to. I do not currently have any databases I can play with.


S. Anthony Sequeira
Logic is the chastity belt of the mind!

Received on Wed Apr 09 2008 - 12:47:34 CDT

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