Re: SQLNET.AUTHENTICATION_SERVICES = (NONE) results in ERROR: ORA-01031: insufficient privileges

From: Jared Still <>
Date: Tue, 22 Sep 2009 10:35:23 -0700
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Perhaps you could explain why you need SQLNET.AUTHENTICATION_SERVICES = (NONE) ?
Maybe you are trying to solve the wrong problem.

Jared Still
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On Tue, Sep 22, 2009 at 10:04 AM, sundar mahadevan <> wrote:

> I should have been little more informative. I want to retain
> SQLNET.AUTHENTICATION_SERVICES = (NONE) in my sqlnet.ora and would
> want oracle database to authenticate the users. Since
> authentication is disabled and hence / as sysdba fails with
> insufficient privileges. But dbstart/dbshut use / as sysdba to start
> database from /etc/oratab with values 'Y' against the instance names.
> sys/password_at_orams works fine while connecting normally but I
> cannot/donot want to hard code sys password in dbstart/dbshut
> scripts(No one would do that). TWO_TASK does not work. When set
> TWO_TASK basically is a replacement for _at_orams where orams is the tns
> connection name. It is not set in my environment. I hope I made myself
> clear here. Please let me know if you need more info. Thanks for your
> help.
> version of oracle:
> platorm: OEL 5.3
> --

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