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So You Think Unix Permissions Are Tough?

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So you think remembering which place is read and which place is write and what value each reprents when it comes to ‘chmod 740’ unix permissions is tough? Then check this out:

Oracle audit actions mapping: ———SS—– Each dash (-) or letter that you see above is a placeholder. The actions are as follows: alter, audit, comment, delete, grant, index, insert, lock, rename, select, update, references, execute, create, read, and write. The auditing actions are “whenever successful/unsuccessful.” Phew - intense!