Message from discussion oinstall vs. dba UNIX Group
From: HansF <Fuzzy.Greybe...@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: oinstall vs. dba UNIX Group
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Date: Sat, 17 Feb 2007 03:10:21 GMT
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On Fri, 16 Feb 2007 13:12:17 -0800, Michael42 wrote:
> From your point of view, what are the pros and cons of using oinstall
> as the primary group rather than dba?
I'm thinking that this is yet another SarbOx reaction - auditable
separation of the jobs to install the software vs the daily operations.
In the installs I;ve done, I have not seen an impact either way on the
That said, oinstall is a group that has write access to the inventory
whereas dba typically does not.
Implication is simple - does your shop permit the general DBA to manage
patches? If yes, then no impact ... if no, then keep 'em separate.
Hans Forbrich (mailto: Fuzzy.GreyBeard_at_gmail.com)
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