Creating/Changing/Deleting a Database User

You use the Database Manager GUI to create a database user, change the properties of a database user, or delete a database user.

Prerequisites

The database instance is in the ONLINE operational state.

Creating a Database User

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       1.      Choose Instance ® Configuration ® Database User... .

       2.      Enter the name and password of a database user of the database user class DBA, that is, a database administrator (DBA user).
To create a database administrator (DBA user), enter the name and password of the database system administrator (SYSDBA user).
To create a database user of the STANDARD or RESOURCE class, enter the name and password of the database system administrator (SYSDBA user) or a database administrator (DBA user).

       3.      Choose New User.

       4.      Choose the General tab page and enter the desired SQL operator properties.

SQL User Properties

General

Description

Name

Enter a name for the new database user.

Password

Enter a password for the new database user.

Confirm Password

Confirm the password.

User Class

Choose the database user class (DBA | STANDARD | RESOURCE).

Connection Mode

You can set the following connection modes:

?     The database user can open several database sessions at once (NOT EXCLUSIVE).

?     Each database user can open only one database session (EXCLUSIVE).

?     The database user may not open any database sessions (DISABLED).

       5.      Choose the Extended tab page and enter the desired SQL user properties.

SQL User Properties

Extended

Description

Timeout

You can set the timeout value.

Cost Warning

You can set the estimated SELECT cost value above which a warning is issued.

Cost Limit

You can set the estimated SELECT cost value above which an SQL statement is not executed.

Default Code

You can set a default value for the code attribute.

Replication User

Indicates whether the database user is the synchronization user

See Creating/Changing/Deleting the Synchronization User

See Conventions for User Names and Passwords.

Changing the SQL User Properties of a Database User

You can change the SQL user properties of a database user. To do this, proceed as described in the following sections:

?     Changing the SQL User Properties of a Database User

?     Changing the Password of a Database User

Deleting a Database User

You can delete database users.

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       1.      Choose Instance ® Configuration ® Database User... .

       2.      Select the desired database user.

       3.      Choose Delete.

Choose one of the following options:

0     Default: The following are also deleted with the database user: all synonyms and tables that belong to this database user as well as all indexes, privileges, view tables, and so on, that are based on these synonyms and tables.

0     Restrict: The database user is deleted only if he or she does not have any synonyms or tables.

See also:

Managing Database Users

Concepts of the Database System, Database Users