Re: Database Discovery Tool?

  • From: "Jared Still" <jkstill@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: dofreeman@xxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 5 Nov 2007 15:54:24 -0800

Talk to your security people.

There are readily available hacking tools they could run to find all
listeners in your network.

Can't recall if the tool can discern db names, but at least you would
know where the db's are.

Don't run these yourself without the blessing of the security folks.


On 11/5/07, Freeman, Donald <dofreeman@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi,
> I've just received a promotion and now have responsibility for all my
> organizations databases.  Since the position was gapped for about 3 months I
> am trying to find out what is out there. The list I have hasn't been updated
> in about 2 years.   Is there a tool which I can deploy to find and report on
> servername and dbname?   I need to do this both for Oracle and MS SQL.
> After that I'm starting on licenses.
> Don Freeman
> Database Administrator 2
> Bureau of Information Technology
> Pennsylvania Department of Health
> (717) 703-5782

Jared Still
Certifiable Oracle DBA and Part Time Perl Evangelist

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