RDBPROD: Controlling DECNET Access to Remote Rdb Databases on OpenVMS
(Doc ID 67431.1)
Last updated on APRIL 18, 2022
Applies to:Oracle Rdb Server on OpenVMS - Version 6.1 and later
HP OpenVMS Alpha
HP OpenVMS Itanium
HP OpenVMS VAX
DECNET access to remote Rdb databases may be controlled using Rdb ACLs (Access Control Lists) and OpenVMS Proxy accounts.
To control database access for remote users, Oracle recommends you use proxy accounts for the remote user and define database protection based on the proxy accounts. The use of proxy accounts removes the risk of having passwords sent across the network.
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