6 Manage deployment users

Each OCI GoldenGate deployment has its own list of users. When you add a user in the OCI GoldenGate deployment console, you add them to that deployment.

Add a user to a deployment

To add a user:
  1. Launch the OCI GoldenGate deployment console from the deployment details page.
  2. Log in to the OCI GoldenGate deployment console as the Oracle GoldenGate Administrator user.

    Note:

    The Administrator user was created when the deployment was created.
  3. Open the OCI GoldenGate deployment console navigation menu, and then click Administrator.
  4. Click Add User (plus icon).
  5. For Name, enter a unique user name.

    Note:

    The user name must start with an alphabetic character and contain only alphanumeric characters. Symbols that can be used are: at sign (@), period (.) , dash(-), comma(,), underscore(_), number sign(#), dollar sign($), plus sign (+), backslash (\), slash (/), equal sign (=), less than sign (<), or greater than sign(>)
  6. For Role, select on of the following roles:
    • User: Allows information-only service requests, which do not alter or effect the operation of either the OCI GoldenGate deployment services.
    • Operator: Allows users to perform only operational actions, such as creating, starting and stopping resources. Operators cannot alter the operational parameters or profiles of the OCI GoldenGate deployment services.
    • Administrator: Grants full access to the user, including the ability to alter general, non-security related operational parameters and profiles of the OCI GoldenGate deployment service.
    • Security: Grants administration of security related objects and invoke security related service requests. This role has full privileges.
  7. (Optional) For Description, enter a short description.
  8. For Type, select Basic from the dropdown.

    Note:

    Certificate type user accounts is not currently supported in OCI GoldenGate.
  9. Enter a password, and then enter it again to verify.

    Note:

    The password must be 8 to 30 characters and contain at least 1 uppercase, 1 lowercase, 1 numeric and 1 special character. The special characters must not be '$', '^' or '?'.

  10. Click Submit.
The deployment user account appears in the Users list. You can edit or delete the user from the Actions column.

Edit a deployment user

When you edit a deployment user, you can only change the Info and Password values. Certificate type user accounts are not currently supported by OCI GoldenGate.

To edit a user:
  1. Launch the OCI GoldenGate deployment console from the deployment details page.
  2. Log in to the OCI GoldenGate deployment console as the Oracle GoldenGate Administrator user.

    Note:

    The Administrator user was created when the deployment was created.
  3. Open the OCI GoldenGate deployment console navigation menu, and then click Administrator.
  4. For the user account you want to edit, click Edit user.
  5. Make your changes, and then click Submit.

    Note:

    Passwords must be 8 to 30 characters and contain at least 1 uppercase, 1 lowercase, 1 numeric and 1 special character. The special characters must not be '$', '^' or '?'.

If you changed the user account password, ensure that you also update the user credentials for any Oracle GoldenGate processes that involve this user.

Delete a deployment user

Oracle recommends that you periodically review deployment user accounts and remove inactive accounts.

To delete a user from a deployment:
  1. Launch the OCI GoldenGate deployment console from the deployment details page.
  2. Log in to the OCI GoldenGate deployment console as the Oracle GoldenGate Administrator user.

    Note:

    The Administrator user was created when the deployment was created.
  3. Open the OCI GoldenGate deployment console navigation menu, and then click Administrator.
  4. In the Users list, locate the user to delete, and then click Delete user (trash icon) in the Action column associated with that user.
  5. In the Confirm Deletion dialog, verify that this is the user correct user you want to delete, and then click OK.
The user is removed from the Users list.