Tag: scripts

Orphaned disks in OVM and what to do with them

Some time ago I was doing a maintenance on an OVM and noticed that it had significant number of disks without mapping to any virtual machine (I need to mention that the OVM cluster was a home for more than…

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GNU screen utility for DBAs

Gleb Otochkin, Principal Consultant and Certified Oracle Expert at Pythian, explains how to use the GNU Screen utility for DBAs.

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Issues with Oracle secure external password stores

Simon Pane, Pythian Database Consultant, Illustrates how to properly lock-down and harden scripts that use Oracle Wallets and Secure External Password Stores (SEPS).

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Securing Oracle monitoring and backup scripts

Simon Pane, Pythian Database Consultant, demonstrates how to secure backups and monitoring scripts using an Oracle Wallet and Secure External Password Store.

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