Re: How to log attempts to connect as a locked user account

From: Pete Finnigan <>
Date: Tue, 04 Aug 2009 12:35:49 +0100
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Hi Martin,

There is no concept of retention time in the Oracle built in audit trail; it is up to you to do everything such as purge, archive, manage, report....

I did a short paper on Oracle core audit for Security focus about 6 years ago but its still relevant. You can find a link in my white papers page

Kind regards


Martin Klier wrote:
> Thanks Pete, for your reply.
> Pete Finnigan schrieb:

>> Just to add there is a session view already built into the database
>> SYS.DBA_AUDIT_SESSION that limits AUD$ to just session audit logs.

> How can I configure the retention time of the audit log results? Is
> there a link/paper somewhere, or could you explain this in a few words,
> please?
> Thanks
> Martin

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