How to Plan for Oracle Database Auditing (Doc ID 1528166.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 23, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.5 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 10.2 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

 Provide the reader with a planning guide for Oracle Database Auditing.

1) Why is auditing required on this system?
2) Where do the audit trail records need to be stored?
3) What data is NOT required to be captured?
4) What type of auditing will meet one's requirements?
5) Keep track of the auditing commands one executes.
6) Familiarize oneself with audit trail records and volumes.
7) Plan for retention of data and maintenance of the audit trail(s).

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