Oracle Listener Protection

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Database listeners can be stopped remotely from any operating system account (not just oracle). To prevent this, all listeners on production machines MUST be password protected.

Oracle Default Listener

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by Nidhi Jain

Prior to Oracle 8i, a listener was statically configured (listener.ora) to service a given set of SIDs. From 8i, PMON dynamically registers a database service with the listener.

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