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Understanding Groups


cat /etc/group :

cat /etc/passwd|grep oracle 

1. Is that mean that :
ORACLE user has OINSTALL as it Primary group and DBA as secondary group ?

2. What is the linux comman to set ORACLE user with primary group OINSTALL and DBA as it secondary group ?


Last edited by pludi; 06-08-2011 at 05:28 PM..
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Old 06-08-2011
1. Yes
2. One is permission to upgrade software, one is access to data? Oracle knows!
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Old 06-08-2011
2. What is the linux comman to set ORACLE user with primary group OINSTALL and DBA as it secondary group ?
Usernames and group names are case-significant. The answer to your question (though not relevant because it will change nothing on your system). This is an academic answer and not to be typed:
usermod -g oinstall oracle
usermod -G dba oracle

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