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How to Audit Connect AS SYSDBA Using Oracle Server (Doc ID 103964.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 30, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 9.2 to 11.1]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


How to monitor audit Connect as Sysdba ? It is not possible to audit SYSDBA connections in the same way as the other Oracle users. There are no tables within Oracle to write this audit information.  This bulletin describes how to audit these connections to Oracle as an administrative user for Unix and Windows systems.


For Security Administrators who want to audit the activity of the privileged users. 


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