Re: dba job security - even better if you're also the sysadmin

  • From: Paul Drake <bdbafh@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "Goulet, Dick" <DGoulet@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2005 13:04:07 -0500


Raw devices are in the domain of root, and its not likely to be moved
into (unvprivileged) user-space anytime soon.


On Thu, 27 Jan 2005 10:39:29 -0500, Goulet, Dick <DGoulet@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Paul,

>         Thanks for the information.  What would be the great
> frustration, to me & I'm not currently using 10G, is that Oracle has
> these "root" daemons that they spawn in this way.  If it's an Oracle
> needed process it should be controlled from the dbstart script, not an
> inittab  entry.

> Dick Goulet

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