RE: is it ok to tighten up extproc security?

From: Goulet, Richard <>
Date: Fri, 14 Nov 2008 11:53:03 -0500
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To Niall's point, you can do all the due diligence you want but sooner or later you got to break the egg. That being said, the only absolutely sure way to know that no one is using a feature, etc., is to shut it off. Just be sure you have a way to turn it back on in a hurry.  

Dick Goulet
Senior Oracle DBA
PAREXEL International
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[] On Behalf Of Niall Litchfield Sent: Friday, November 14, 2008 11:47 AM To:
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Subject: Re: is it ok to tighten up extproc security?

The only trouble of course is when it's used in a custom quarter-end process and the phone rings 2.5 months after the change! Not that I've ever had this experience you understand :(

On Fri, Nov 14, 2008 at 2:51 PM, Dan Norris <> wrote:

        Of course, you could just comment it out and wait for the phone to ring. That's probably what I'd do :).         


Niall Litchfield
Oracle DBA

Received on Fri Nov 14 2008 - 10:53:03 CST

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