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UNIX "ps" Command Exposes Password When Using Export/Import, Datapump, SQL*Plus,Tkprof (Doc ID 372964.1)

Last updated on APRIL 03, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 8.1.7.0 and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

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 How to avoid the password from being showed by command "ps -ef" when using SQL*Plus, Export/Import, Datapump, Tkprof and other command line utilities?

Solution

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