Solaris Cluster HA-Oracle: How to Avoid that Username/Password will be Displayed and Stored as Clear Text in Property "Connect_string" of SUNW.oracle_server (Doc ID 2086583.1)

Last updated on MARCH 28, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.5 and later
Solaris Cluster - Version 3.3 U2 and later
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)
Notice: If using Oracle ASM then this does not apply for Oracle Database 11g release 2 or 12c.

Goal

The document is intended to understand how it can be avoided that the "Username/Password" for Cluster Property "Connect_string" for resource type "SUNW.oracle_server" will be stored and displayed as clear text in the Solaris Cluster configuration.

Example:
In this example, Username "cuser" and the Password "resuc" are shown in plain text in the HA-Oracle configuration:

This is the default setup for HA-Oracle fault monitoring.
Details in:
How to Set Up Oracle Database Permissions and Registering and Configuring HA for Oracle
of Oracle Solaris Cluster Data Service for Oracle Guide

Solution

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