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Administration Guide

Chapter 4. Controlling Database Access

One of the most important responsibilities of the database administrator and the system administrator is database security. Securing your database involves several activities:

The following topics are discussed:

Planning for Security: Start by defining your objectives for a database access control plan, and specifying who shall have access to what and under what circumstances. Your plan should also describe how to meet these objectives by using database functions, functions of other programs, and administrative procedures.

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