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Using Oracle data Pump in scripts without password?

I would like to use impdp in a shell script without using the sys password.  I am setting the Oracle SID in the script before using "impdp / DUMPFILE=dmp1.dmp, dmp2.dmp PARALLEL=2 LOGFILE=dmp.log FULL=y".
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micbuchanan
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micbuchanan
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OP_ZaharinCommented:
- to run the script without any password, you will need to run it as the OS User that is in the “DBA”/"ORADBA" group of the OS, and just uses ‘/ as sysdba’ in the script:

expdp '/ as sysdba' DUMPFILE=dmp1.dmp, dmp2.dmp PARALLEL=2 LOGFILE=dmp.log FULL=y
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Geert GruwezOracle dbaCommented:
you don't need to import (or even export) with the sys user
this is only upon oracle support request

you can setup a user with grants for the full export
or with specific grants
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slightwv (䄆 Netminder) Commented:
I agree, you should not import as sys.

You can set up OS Authentication and use '/' without 'as sysdba'.

http://www.oracle-base.com/articles/misc/os-authentication.php
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Steve WalesSenior Database AdministratorCommented:
I've requested that this question be closed as follows:

Accepted answer: 500 points for slightwv's comment #a38287369

for the following reason:

This question has been classified as abandoned and is closed as part of the Cleanup Program. See the recommendation for more details.
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Geert GruwezOracle dbaCommented:
points should be divided or not only given to an expert who agrees with a given comment
the given comment should at least be accepted too
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