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OS_ROLES

Property Description
Parameter type Boolean
Default value false
Modifiable No
Range of values true | false

OS_ROLES determines whether Oracle or the operating system identifies and manages the roles of each username.

Values:

  • TRUE

    The operating system completely manages the role grants for all database usernames. When a user attempts to create a session, the username's security domain is initialized using the roles identified by the operating system. A user can subsequently enable as many roles identified by the operating system as specified by the parameter MAX_ENABLED_ROLES.

    Revocation by Oracle of roles granted by the operating system is ignored, as are any roles previously granted by Oracle.

  • FALSE

    Oracle identifies and manages the roles.

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