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This is the weblog for Pete Finnigan. Pete works in the area of Oracle security and he specialises in auditing Oracle databases for security issues. This weblog is aimed squarely at those interested in the security of their Oracle databases.

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Howard Rogers on dropping the DBA, CONNECT and RESOURCE roles



Its like buses, you wait hours for one to come and then two come around the corner at the same time. I have just posted a blog entry about the issues with revoking privileges from SYS and DBA and dropping these roles and then went over to Howard Rogerís site to see if he had any new weblog entries and found that he had written about the same subject on December 8th. Howardís entry is more related to the advice Daniel gave and why its wrong. In my entry I tried to concentrate on the end consensus. Still, Howardís blog entry Hoist by his own DBA petard... is relevant in this context and is worth a read!