Password Not Required When Administering 10g or Newer Listeners Using Lsnrctl Utility (Doc ID 372717.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 31, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Net Services - Version 10.1.0.2.0 to 11.2.0.1 [Release 10.1 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 10-APR-2008.
Checked for relevance on 30-JUL-2013.

Symptoms

After setting a password for the 10g or later listener, the lsnrctl utility will not ask for a password for STOP or other privileged commands. 

Changes

A password has been configured in the listener.

Cause

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