Re: Listener Password 10G
Date: Wed, 9 Jan 2008 02:07:33 -0800 (PST)
On Jan 8, 10:21 pm, ernesthemingway2..._at_googlemail.com wrote:
> 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.
You're replying in a "nice" manner to someone who've bothered
answering your question.
If you or someone else thinks there is anything else to add to my anwser, please do so. Received on Wed Jan 09 2008 - 04:07:33 CST