Re: allowing a user to kill his own connections
Date: Wed, 7 May 2008 05:30:03 -0700 (PDT)
On May 6, 11:55 pm, m..._at_pixar.com wrote:
> Ana C. Dent <anaced..._at_hotmail.com> wrote:
> > m..._at_pixar.com wrote innews:NsKTj.1754$ah4.1745_at_flpi148.ffdc.sbc.com:
> > > I would like to allow developers to kill their own sessions, e.g.
> > > alter system kill session '$sid,$serial#'
> > > but only for sessions which are theirs.
> > > Is there a grant which can handle this? If not, what's the
> > > best way to handle this?
> > You can write a procedure owned by SYS which can issue the ALTER SYSTEM;
> > using owner's rights not invoker's rights.
> And if I want to make sure that you can't kill someone else's
> session, that should be handled by comparing the current
> user with the user of the $sid, is that right?
> In other words, there's not an automatic ownership/protection
> mechanism a la unix processes and kill.
> Thanks All!
> Mark Harrison
> Pixar Animation Studios
You are correct.
David Fitzjarrell Received on Wed May 07 2008 - 07:30:03 CDT