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This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

DB Security

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Do’s & Don’ts in Oracle DBA Security Practices

By | March 27th, 2011|DB Security, Oracle DBA|

Do’s: Specify only create session privileges for all users who are just viewers. Delete default users created during the creation like Scott and some others except sys,system,dbsnmp and the application user if you are not using any additional utilities like timeseries etc. Define a password keep time policy for these superusers. Restrict access to database [...]

Locks Script in ORACLE

By | March 11th, 2011|DB Security, Oracle DBA|

LOCKS Locks are mechanisms that prevent destructive interaction between transactions accessing the same resource. Oracle has several views for showing lock status, some of which show the username: DBA_BLOCKERS – Shows non-waiting sessions holding locks being waited-on DBA_DDL_LOCKS – Shows all DDL locks held or being requested DBA_DML_LOCKS  - Shows all DML locks held or [...]

How to secure the Oracle Database

By | March 7th, 2011|DB Security, Oracle DBA|

A check list to protect your database (Minimum compromising) The following items may or maybe applicable to your database environment. It is very important at least to pay attention to following basic items. 1- Make sure to change passwords (not easy to find) of your SYS, and SYSTEM usernames and lock or drop other usernames [...]

Oracle Passwords and Batch Scripts

By | December 20th, 2010|DB Security, Oracle DBA|

Summary:   In a typical Oracle environment, it is very common to have bunch of shell scripts to automate the routine tasks against the database. To make oracle connections from shell scripts, one is left with two options, 1) OS authentication 2) hardcode the password. This document details how to avoid hard coding the oracle [...]