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Authentication Without Passwords → When using a connected user or current user database link, you can use an external authentication source such as Kerberos to obtain end-to-end security. In end-to-end authentication, credentials are passed from server to server and can be authenticated by a database server belonging to the same domain. For example, if jane is authenticated externally on a local database, and wants to use a connected
5.6 Reviewing Accounts and Passwords → … Before using these accounts, you must unlock them and reset their passwords. Table 5-1 describes … these accounts and lists their user names and default passwords. See Also: The \"Unlocking and … Resetting User Passwords\" section for information about unlocking and resetting passwords. Note: Use the
5.7.3 Unlocking and Changing Passwords → Passwords for all Oracle system administration accounts except SYS, SYSTEM, SYSMAN, and DBSNMP are … when specifying passwords: Passwords must be between 8 and 30 characters long. Passwords must be from … the ASCII character set. Passwords must not start with a numeral. Passwords must
Protecting Your Database: Specifying Passwords for Users SYS and SYSTEM → The clauses of the CREATE DATABASE statement used for specifying the passwords for users SYS and … clauses, these users are assigned the default passwords change_on_install and manager, respectively. A … record is written to the alert log indicating that the default passwords were used. To protect your … database, you must change
5.7 Unlocking and Resetting User Passwords → Passwords for all Oracle system administration accounts except SYS, SYSTEM, SYSMAN, and DBSMP are … Accounts and Reset Passwords Using SQL*Plus to Unlock Accounts and Reset Passwords Unlocking and … Changing Passwords Note: If you are creating a database using Database Configuration Assistant, you can
Minimum Requirements for Passwords → Passwords must not exceed 30 characters. For greater security, however, follow the additional … guidelines described in \"Guidelines for Securing Passwords\". To create passwords for users, you can use … also enable you to create passwords. Example 3-1 shows several SQL statements that create passwords
Database Links with Passwords → Oracle Database 10 g Release 1 (10.1), any passwords in database links are encrypted. To downgrade to the … original release, all of the database links with encrypted passwords must be dropped prior to the
Guidelines for Securing Passwords → characters, when it expires, and so on. You can strengthen passwords by using password policies. See … also \"Configuring Password Protection\" for additional ways to protect passwords. Follow these … guidelines to further strengthen passwords: Choose passwords carefully. \"Minimum Requirements for … Passwords\"
5.7.2 Unlocking and Changing Passwords → Passwords for all Oracle system administration accounts except SYS, SYSTEM, SYSMAN, and DBSNMP are … (#) characters. Do not start passwords with a numeral. Do not use a user name for a password. Do … account using one of the following methods: Using SQL*Plus to Unlock and Change Passwords Using … Enterprise Manager Database Control
Securing Passwords in Application Design → : General Guidelines for Securing Passwords in Applications Securing Passwords Using an External Password … Store Securing Passwords Using the orapwd Utility Example of Reading Passwords in Java See Also … : \"Minimum Requirements for Passwords\" Chapter 10, \"Keeping Your Oracle Database Secure\" for
Changing Non-SYS User Passwords → Most users can change their own passwords with the PASSWORD statement, as follows: PASSWORD andy … his or her own password. Encourage users to change their passwords frequently. \"Guidelines for … Securing Passwords\" provides advice on the best ways to secure passwords. You can find existing users … SQL statement
5.7.1 Using Database Control to Unlock Accounts and Reset Passwords → To unlock and reset user account passwords using Oracle Enterprise Manager Database Control: Log in
5.7.2 Using SQL*Plus to Unlock Accounts and Reset Passwords → To unlock and reset user account passwords using SQL*Plus: Start SQL*Plus and log in as the SYS … about: Unlocking and changing passwords after installation Oracle security procedures Best security practices
General Guidelines for Securing Passwords in Applications → Applications to Handle Password Input Configuring Password Formats and Behavior Handling Passwords in … for viewing by all operating system users on the same host computer. As a result, passwords entered … interactively prompt for passwords. For command-line utilities, do not force users to expose passwords at a
Reset ASM Passwords to Enforce Case-Sensitivity → Starting with Oracle Database 11 g Release 1 (11.1), you can enforce case sensitivity for passwords … releases, passwords were not case sensitive. To take advantage of enforced case-sensitive passwords … , you must reset the passwords of existing users during the database upgrade procedure. For new ASM … Release
Change Passwords for Oracle-Supplied Accounts → passwords, thus requiring new passwords to be specified when the accounts are unlocked. Note: If … the default Oracle Database 11 g Release 1 (11.1) security settings are in place, then passwords must … be at least 8 characters, and passwords such as welcome and oracle are not allowed. See Oracle … and expire
Securing Passwords Using the orapwd Utility → You can create a password file for users who need to connect to an application using the SYSDBA or SYSOPER privileges over a network. To create the password file, use the ORAPWD utility. See Oracle Database Administrator's Guide for more information about creating and maintaining a password file.
Securing Passwords Using an External Password Store → You can store password credentials for connecting to a database by using a client-side Oracle wallet. An Oracle wallet is a secure software container that stores the authentication and signing credentials needed for a user to log in. See \"Managing the Secure External Password Store for Password Credentials\" for more information about the secure external password store. See also Oracle Database Advanced
Authenticating Database Administrators by Using Their Passwords → dictionary. Passwords that are too short, chosen perhaps for ease of typing, are vulnerable if an
5.7 Reviewing User Accounts and Passwords → … Before using these other accounts, you must unlock them and reset their passwords. Table 5-1 describes … these accounts, listing their user names and passwords. See Also: \"Unlocking and Changing … Passwords\" for information about using Oracle Enterprise Manager Database Control to view a complete list