Setting External Jobs Ownership for HP-UX Installations

On HP-UX platforms only, set external jobs ownership to a low-privilege user.

Complete the following procedure to set external jobs ownership to the low-privilege user extjob:
  1. Log in as root.
  2. Go to the Oracle Database Oracle home directory:
    # cd $ORACLE_HOME/rdbms/admin/
  3. Open externaljob.ora with a text editor, and find the parameters run_userand run_group.
    Modify externaljob.ora only as root.
  4. Set run_user to the external jobs user (extjob), and set run_group to a low-privileged group, such as other, for example:
  5. Save the file.