Solved

How to track down logins by username, machine, and schemaname in oracle 9i

Posted on 2007-03-23
3
301 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-19
Experts,

disclamer: I am new to oracle support so be kind ;)
I need to find how often a specific user logs into the oracle 9i db and from where for a specific schema.

The only thing I have at this point is a sql query running every 5 minutes.
It looks like this:
select username, count(*) from gv\$session group by username order by 2 desc;
-- and --
select username, machine, count(*) from gv\$session group by username, machine order by username, 3 desc;

I have not been able to make the sql work with the schemaname table I receive an error:
sql: select schemaname, username, count(*) from gv$session group by username order by 2 desc;
"ORA-00979: not a GROUP BY expression" with schemaname highlighted
0
Comment
Question by:sugarfreeless
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
3 Comments
 
LVL 50

Accepted Solution

by:
Lowfatspread earned 250 total points
ID: 18780873
but your simple error is in the group by you are missing the schemaname

select schemaname, username, count(*) from gv$session group by username order by 2 desc;
needs to be...
select schemaname, username, count(*) from gv$session group by schemaname,username order by 2 desc;
somebody in the oracle thread may be able to assist with the actual functioning of the query

0
 
LVL 3

Author Comment

by:sugarfreeless
ID: 18781120
Thanks!
0

Featured Post

Industry Leaders: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Confronted with some SQL you don't know can be a daunting task. It can be even more daunting if that SQL carries some of the old secret codes used in the Ye Olde query syntax, such as: (+)     as used in Oracle;     *=     =*    as used in Sybase …
If you have heard of RFC822 date formats, they can be quite a challenge in SQL Server. RFC822 is an Internet standard format for email message headers, including all dates within those headers. The RFC822 protocols are available in detail at:   ht…
This video shows how to Export data from an Oracle database using the Datapump Export Utility.  The corresponding Datapump Import utility is also discussed and demonstrated.
This video shows how to Export data from an Oracle database using the Original Export Utility.  The corresponding Import utility, which works the same way is referenced, but not demonstrated.

752 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question