Re: oracle account suddenly change to lock???

From: Gints Plivna <>
Date: Sat, 21 Nov 2009 20:22:20 +0200
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2009/11/21 Mark W. Farnham <>:
> do you lock accounts after a certain number of connection attempts that are
> bad?
> If so, this can be a symptom of a variety of denial of service attack

Sometimes it is just simple db user password change without configuring all webservers/whatever else app servers with new password. So they are trying to connect using old password and locking account again and again :)

Of course assuming failed_login_attempts has been set in profiles.

Gints Plivna

Received on Sat Nov 21 2009 - 12:22:20 CST

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