From: Bradd Piontek <>
Date: Tue, 14 Oct 2008 07:30:35 -0500
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That tends to point at a Service running on a Windows machine that is running under the "NETWORK SERVICE" account. It is generally preferable to have apps that run like this (.NET ??) to set the client_identifier field when using a connection, otherwise it is darn near impossible to figure out 'who' it is.

Bradd Piontek
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On Tue, Oct 14, 2008 at 1:49 AM, Rivaldi Bahar <> wrote:

> If a user access a database thru application reside in application server,
> osuser in v$session is NETWORK?SERVICE. Is there a way to find who is the
> true / actual user for NETWORK?SERVICE osuser (or user client machine name)
> ?
> Regards

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