Re: Sticky bit set on linux password file
Date: Tue, 1 Jul 2008 21:39:15 +0200
It's not the sticky bit, it's the SETUID bit.
But SETUID on a file, and not a directory, without the execute bit, has no effect.
So "why" is a good question.
On Tue, Jul 1, 2008 at 8:58 PM, Jared Still <jkstill_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 1, 2008 at 11:56 AM, Jared Still <jkstill_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> I hit SEND just a bit too soon.
> Gotta stop this stream of consciousness thing. :)
> Resetting the privs on the password file to 640 while the database is up,
> and doing a remote logon as SYSDBA will cause the sticky bit to again
> be set.
> Jared Still
> Certifiable Oracle DBA and Part Time Perl Evangelist
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