More than likely the connections are for a web application where all the
connections to Oracle use the same username. The application runs under root.
To Oracle all the sessions appear as the same source/user.
Select username, osuser, machine from v$session order by use machine, osuser,
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I had an environment where multiple tier applications using JDBC are connecting
to the database. I am seeing OSUSER in v$session is coming out from lots of
sessions as root or even ? and they are not background process sessions. Can
someone help to provide some explanation?
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