Re: Listener password encryption

On 2/16/06, Paul Drake <bdbafh@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> On 2/16/06, J. Dex <cemail_219@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > I am trying to save an encrypted password for the listener and although
> > it
> > responds that the command was completed successsfully, it isn't turning
> > on
> > security and doesn't seem to be working.  Any ideas?
> > This is Oracle 9207 on a Windows 2003 server.  This is what I am doing:
> >
> > LSNRCTL>set save_config_on_stop on
> > LSNRCTL>set password password_name
> >
> > My understanding is that security in "status" should be set to on and I
> > should see some comments at the bottom of the listener file, but I am
> > not
> > seeing those.
>
>
> J,
>
> If you want the password to be encrypted, you can't enter it on the same
> line.
> Instead type the following:
>
> LSNRCTL>set password
>
> you will be prompted for the old password, and then you can enter the new
> password.
>
> hth.
>
> Paul
>

One other thing:

You could install a 10g R1 home, patch that with 10.1.0.4 and 10.1.0.4 patch
10 and run a 10.1 listener instead of a 9.2 listener. It uses OS
authentication by default.

You could probably even do that with a 10.2 listener, I just haven't been
that ambitious with 10g R2 yet.

Paul

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