Re: Listener Password 10G
Date: Tue, 8 Jan 2008 13:21:17 -0800 (PST)
On Jan 8, 2:10 pm, vitalis..._at_gmail.com wrote:
> On Jan 8, 2:38 pm, ernesthemingway2..._at_googlemail.com wrote:
> > > Could you please post the link to the relevant page on Metalink?
> > > I guess there is a misunderstanding here: in 10g (Unix/Linux at least)
> > > you don't have to provide the listener password if your OS user is in
> > > the "dba" group, but this does not mean that a password is useless.
> > Sure thing. It'shttps://metalink.oracle.com/metalink/plsql/f?p=130:14:472396738904031...
> > (Note 260986.1)
> > I guess my point is that if whoever is logging in as oracle has the
> > privileges to do whatever they want then needing a password for
> > starting and stopping the listener seems somewhat unnecessary...
> As explained in this document, the password is useful if some
> unprivileged OS user needs to administer the listener or if the
> listener is administered remotely.
> These situations are not uncommon in the real world.
Thanks for the "as explained in this document". I did read it. Happy new year. Received on Tue Jan 08 2008 - 15:21:17 CST