How To Avoid Expdp And Impdp Passwords Being Visible By "ps" Unix Command? (Doc ID 869825.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.2 and later
Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version 10.1.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 15-Apr-2013***

Goal

When using either Expdp or Impdp, how to avoid the Oracle User Account password being visible by anyone running a "ps" Unix command?

Solution

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