Re: Grid Control 10g - OS Authentication Q

From: Charles Schultz <>
Date: Wed, 21 May 2008 10:29:01 -0500
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To translate:


We're in discussions with our OS (primarily Solaris 9/10, some SE Linux) folks about requiring secondary authentication to our UNIX boxes which, of course, will prevent 'oracle' from logging in directly and thereby break parts of grid control.

Question: Does anyone have a list of operations which require an OS login while using grid control? I've compiled a few, mostly though physically going in and trying them out. I'm hopeful that a) someone will be able to add a few, and b) someone can give me some ammo for justifying the need to login to the hosts as 'oracle'.

I've heard of PAM modules that can work for this, but I've never actually seen anything that works.

Here's what I have so far in terms of requiring OS authentication:

Schedule Backup

Perform Recovery

Manage current backups

Dataguard Setup and Management



Load Data

Backup Settings

Recovery Catalog Settings

Clone Database

Transportable Tablespaces


OS Jobs and Corrective Actions

Listener operations

Thanks- Chris


Charles Schultz

-- Received on Wed May 21 2008 - 10:29:01 CDT

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