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Can I retrieve Oracle username/password

Atanu Das

Joined: Jun 30, 2008
Posts: 4
Hi all,
Please help me to know if I can retrieve the oracle username and password through a java code.
at first i need to check if the user exists in the oracle configuration file, then if it exists then get the password.
please help.

Atanu Das<br />India
David O'Meara

Joined: Mar 06, 2001
Posts: 13459

I wouldn't think so, my hope is that while you may be able to find the users, the passwords would be secured.
Agador Paloi
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Joined: Jan 24, 2006
Posts: 118
No , you cannot access the Oracle password, you can access the user id.

If accessing the password is important, you can design the application to have its own user - passwords within a schema .
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