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Comments for Fine-Grained Access to Network Services Enhancements in Oracle Database 12c Release 1


Mor said...

Hi,
I think your "Append a Host to an Existing ACL" example is wrong.
The documentation says: APPEND_HOST_ACL Procedure - Appends access control entries (ACE) of an access control list (ACL) to the ACL of a network host.
In your example the call to append_host_acls creates a new ACL and appends the host ACE from the 1st ACL to the new one.
"Notice how both hosts use the same ACL" - wrong.-Mor

Tim... said...

Hi.

Yes. The ACL names were so similar I thought they were the same. :) I've altered the text.

Cheers

Tim...

Mor said...

The copying of the ACL based on another using APPEND_HOST_ACL is kind of a side effect of the procedure, I think the real purpose is to append an existing ACL onto another existing ACL.
But for the sake of the example you already had in the post the new text is appropriate.
p.s
the 400 char limit on the comments is... very limiting :)
-Mor

Tim... said...

Hi.

The 400 char limit is intentional as these comments are not a great way to communicate. Better to email tim(at)oracle-base.com.

Cheers

Tim...

Tim... said...

Hi.

I don't think your comment is correct. I've been looking at this and I can't see any link between ACLs. I think the APPEND_HOST_ACL procedure is badly named, but the description is reasonably accurate. It appends (copies) the ACEs from the specified ACL on to the new ACL, leaving the same privileges, but for the new ACL.

Cheers

Tim...

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