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Oracle Authentication Scan

Question asked by Ajay Nyayapathi on Feb 26, 2019

Hello All, 

I am trying to perform an authentication scan on Oracle databases and the only way I see to create an authentication record is per instance because of the unique instance identifier names. For example, if I have 10 instances in a oracle server, I end up creating 10 authentication records, one for each instance. 

 

I see that we can use same username/password across all the instances, but the identifier will be different and I cannot use multiple identifiers in one authentication record.

 

Can someone give me more information about this? Is this the only way to scan authenticated? How does it work if I want to use an authentication vault?

 

So finally, I am looking for a solution so I don't want to create 100's of records at the end of the day and maintain the ever growing list of instances, their names etc..

 

Thanks

Ajay

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