[CentOS] best practises for avoiding to write passwords in shell scripts (example sqlplus from Oracle)

nate centos at linuxpowered.net
Tue Dec 1 23:15:55 UTC 2009

nate wrote:
> Sven Aluoor wrote:
>> Hi folks
>> I have here a CentOS box where i need to setup cronjob (with session
>> to remote Oracle instance). On the remote DB i have no access, expect
>> limited user.
> With sqlplus and oracle I pretty much always ran scripts
> as sysdba

If this doesn't work then you can try scheduling the jobs
from inside oracle itself using the oracle scheduler, run as
your user, wouldn't expect any password is needed



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