Re: Alternatives to RMAN cleartext password in batch file for backups?

From: Jamey Johnston <>
Date: Sun, 24 Apr 2011 12:30:23 -0500
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Looks like you are using Windows. Might be able to use Powershell -



Jamey Johnston

On Apr 23, 2011, at 8:05 PM, Bill Myers <> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I have the following commands in a batch file scheduled for daily execution:
> set oracle_sid=mydatadb
> rman target / catalog mycatusr/mycatpwd_at_mycatdb script Daily_Backup >> backup.log
> My organization requires the catalog password (mycatpwd) above to be encrypted and not stored as clear text in any other file or environment variable. How can I still use this batch file for scheduled backups without providing a clear text password?
> The only option I can think of is to compile the commands into a binary executable. Any other ideas besides that?
> Thanks in advance.
> Bill
Received on Sun Apr 24 2011 - 12:30:23 CDT

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