IP auditing for unsuccessful connections

From: Dianna Gibbs <DIANNA.GIBBS_at_childrens.com>
Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2011 16:27:18 +0000
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We have a new application that is multi-tiered with connections coming from many different windows and websphere servers. We've recently completed a new upgrade/install with several changes in servers. Each environment has four databases, so we have a total of 16 databases for this application (TST, DEV,STG,PRD).

Oracle on AIX.

Something is constantly locking an oracle user account in two different databases (one prd, one tst).

I'm trying to troubleshoot which servers have the incorrect passwords. We've looked at log files, etc. and vendor cannot determine.

I'm looking at AUDIT SESSION and understand it will show both successful and unsuccessful login attempts.

I also saw the Login Trigger SYS_CONTEXT.

I was wondering if someone had used either successful to catch unsuccessful logins or had another suggestion on best way to monitor and troubleshoot this issue? We don't need this turned on long-term, just until we can catch which server has incorrect password.

Thanks in advance for any time and suggestions. Dianna G.

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