Re: adding a comment to user accounts

From: Mark D Powell <>
Date: Wed, 9 Jan 2008 13:41:39 -0800 (PST)
Message-ID: <>

On Jan 9, 9:35 am, Maxim Demenko <> wrote:
> DA Morgan schrieb:
> > wrote:
> >> When creating a user account, is there a good way to add a comment
> >> regarding that user account?  Something like "test account for
> >> ldap synchronizer", etc?
> >> Many TIA!
> >> Mark
> > No: Not even a bad way.
> > You could create a table to store it if you wish but no matter
> > what you do it will be the equivalent of 3x5 cards.
> On the other side, it is matter of 5 minutes to setup a tiny ApEx
> webpage on that table and suddenly it can be shared among coworkers...
> (as opposite to 3x5 cards ;-)).
> As matter of personal preferences, i like that
> keep-all-you-need-in-the-database approach...
> Best regards
> Maxim

LOL Right now the people responsible for adding new user accounts to the system have to record this information via their processes. If this is put into a text file or a table really depends on what your site needs and who has the time to set it up.

Maybe someone should file an enhancement request to extend the Oracle comment command to also cover USERs as well as tables and columns.

HTH -- Mark D Powell -- Received on Wed Jan 09 2008 - 15:41:39 CST

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