@Oracle expdp / impdp #encryption #QuickTip #infosec #CommonMistakes

When using ENCRYPTION_PASSWORD with expdp and impdp, your history file (ie .bash_history) will store the password in plain text and if you’re sending the password over the wire, your network better be encrypted.!!!!!

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Robert Lockard is a professional Oracle Designer, Developer and DBA working in the world of financial intelligence. In 1987 his boss called him into his office and told him that he is now their Oracle Wizard then handed him a stack of Oracle tapes and told him to load it on the VAX. Sense then, Robert has worked exclusively as an Oracle database designer, developer and Database Administrator. Robert enjoys flying vintage aircraft, racing sailboats, photography, and technical diving. Robert owns and fly’s the “Spirit of Baltimore Hon” a restored 1948 Ryan Navion and lives in Glen Burnie Maryland on Marley Creek

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