> > > > effective implementation is to chown root glogin.sql and >> > make it read >> > > only by oracle user (and the world). This would be >> > acceptable because >> > > you do not update this file often, only sqlplus reads it every time >> > >> > >> > Good idea, and applicable to a lot of others as well. >> > Thanks! >> > >> > -- >> > Cheers >> > Nuno Souto >> > in rainy Sydney, Australia >> > dbvision@xxxxxxxxxxxx >> > -- >> > //www.freelists.org/webpage/oracle-l >> > >> > >> >> -- >> //www.freelists.org/webpage/oracle-l >> >> >> > Believe it or not, humour works very well...I worked at place where all production hostnames were prefixed with "bfc". I assumed for many months this an acronym relating to the company name in some way. When I finally casually asked - someone said: bfc = "be f...ing careful", and that had been decided upon not flippantly, but at an executive meeting, for its psychological impact - because every time you saw it, you paused for a chuckle, and that pause also triggered greater care... hth Connor -- Connor McDonald =========================== email: connor_mcdonald@xxxxxxxxx web: http://www.oracledba.co.uk "Semper in excremento, sole profundum qui variat"