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Changing the default umask setting in exadata (Doc ID 1633853.1)

Last updated on MARCH 21, 2019

Applies to:

Exadata Database Machine X2-2 Hardware - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Linux x86-64


To implement Security ,If someone wants to edit  the default (022) setting for umask in ‘/etc/profile'  to '077' which is the most restrictive setting and will only allow the owner of the file to read, write or execute it.




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