Re: os authenticated accounts

  • From: "Mark Brinsmead" <pythianbrinsmead@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: roman.podshivalov@xxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 5 Mar 2008 21:50:14 -0700

Are you *sure* that this is "included" with Enterprise Edition?  I am almost
certain that I looked into exactly this feature about 6 months ago, and
arrived at the conclusion that it was part of an extra-cost option.

On Wed, Mar 5, 2008 at 9:02 AM, Roman Podshivalov <
roman.podshivalov@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Joe,
> If you are using os authenticated account for the only reason they can
> connect like "connect /" and you are on 10g OCI client I would recommend you
> to review Oracle Secure External Password Store feature. It's covered by EE
> license. By implementing it you can hide password management from the
> application completely and provide functionality to connect to the database
> by issuing "connect /@<YOUR_DB>" syntax. Here you can find more details
> about it.
> --romas
> ...

-- Mark Brinsmead
  Senior DBA,
  The Pythian Group

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