RE: Oracle database auto-start on Unix

  • From: "Khemmanivanh, Somckit" <somckit.khemmanivanh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <shrekdba@xxxxxxxxx>, <fred_fred_1@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 4 May 2006 13:50:43 -0700

Hmm write a script that is cron'ned to restart the DB after a reboot
This script could detect when a reboot occurs by using who -b. Just
throwing out ideas...

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Subject: Re: Oracle database auto-start on Unix

On 5/4/06, Fred Smith <fred_fred_1@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Thank you, that is the question I had. Is it possible to configure a
> to allow users without root privileges to set a database to auto-start
> unix?

AFAIK, doing an "auto-start" [and "auto-stop" for that matter]
requires a call from a script in /etc/init.d, but if i recall
correctly the script itself runs as the user that owns the oracle
software and not as root.

Bill "Shrek" Thater     ORACLE DBA
"All the girls say
Save a horse, ride a cowboy."


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