Can I Avoid To Have Passwords Appearing in the Process Table on a UNIX Platform? (Doc ID 118382.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 23, 2011

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 8.0.6.0 to 11.2.0.2 - Release: 8.0.6 to 11.2
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 14-Mar-2011

Symptoms

Is it possible to prevent the Oracle accounts and passswords from appearing in the process table (ps -ef) on a UNIX platform?

Cause

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