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Oracle Database Vault
Business Use Case Two

Protect the database and applications

Point your Browser to the Oracle Database Vault Web Administration Interface (dva) using the following URL:


and login using the Database Vault owner account. Click on 'Command Rules', you will see a list, including TRUNCATE TABLE, CREATE TABLE, and many more. In this example, create a command rule for the DROP TABLE command:

The same could be achieved using the following script:

  dvsys.dbms_macadmin.CREATE_COMMAND_RULE (
  command => 'drop_table', 
  rule_set_name => 'Disabled',
  object_owner => 'HR',
  object_name => '%',
  enabled => 'YES');

Oracle Database Vault Customers

Absa Group Ltd.
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