|SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference
Part Number A88827-02
Database Administration, 2 of 5
Special operations such as starting up or shutting down a database are performed by a database administrator (DBA). The DBA has certain privileges that are not assigned to normal users. The commands outlined in this chapter would normally be used by a DBA.
For more information about security and roles in SQL*Plus, see Appendix E, "Security".