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

Last updated on JANUARY 28, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 8.0.6.0 to 11.2.0.2 [Release 8.0.6 to 11.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
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 passwords from appearing in the process table (ps -ef) on a UNIX platform?

Cause

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