Oracle Listener Protection


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


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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