Office 365 giving mailbox permissions to another user

Office 365 mailbox delegation Sometimes you may want to give or delegate mailbox access to another user such as an assistant. For multiple users working as a team, you may consider a shared mailbox instead. You have three options in Office 365 as to how you delegate permissions: Read and Manage Send as Send on…

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16 database recovery strategy mistakes

High Availability and Disaster Recovery statistics Statistics from the “2018 State of Resilience” report by Syncsort, a leader in big data software solutions, highlight an increase in pressure IT leaders are feeling to ensure security, high availability and disaster recovery. Having surveyed 5,632 IT professionals globally on data protection strategies, the report shows a staggering…

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Linux Y2038 bug

Remember Y2K? Well for those that have not yet heard, Unix/Linux came ready packaged with a Y2038 bug. Don’t panic yet though, Y2K became virtually a non-event because there was a lot of pre-work done to prevent catastrophy and Y2038 should go a similar way. Y2038 is caused by the use of a 32bit integer…

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Bug 12712810 – NPE after deleting a partner in SAML2 provider

We had a production issue in applying SAML authentication to a weblogic managed server. We have deleted and then recreated the providers but when selecting the management page for the SAMLIdentityAsserter, we had the following error: “weblogic.management.utils.InvalidParameterException:” The logs showed the following errors: “<BEA-000000> <Detected possible orphaned reference to deleted object “beaSAML2EndpointBindingLocation=” and ” <BEA-240003>…

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Oracle iAS upgrade to 11g/12c – the WebLogic license trap

When upgrading to 11g/12c in Oracle iAS applications, the infrastructure will now include WebLogic Server. It is easy to mistakenly think that the existing licenses can be ported across with no change – wrong, well partially….. The default WebLogic Server installation will require an additional Standard, Enterprise or WebLogic Suite license which you can purchase…

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How to diagnose a ORA-00600 Error

The ORA-00600 error is an internal error generated in the Oracle Database software that is not captured by another error trap. Oracle provide special tools to assist in the diagnosis: The current preference is to upload the relevant trace file and alert log to the standalone ORA-00600 troubleshooting tool. See My Oracle Support document 153788.1 for more information on…

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Oracle Database RMAN Recovering Block Corruption

RMAN Recovering Block Corruption Block corruption sounds a bad thing – and it is. But it is also easy to recover from using RMAN. Here we will simulate a block corruption and repair the corruption using RMAN: 1. Create a table in tablespace users create table testtab tablespace users as select * from tab; select…

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How to change HTTP port in Oracle FMW 11g

Changing the HTTP port in Oracle FMW 11g The Oracle FMW OHS defaults to port 8888. But this may be changed to a custom port (to port 80 for example in order to keep the url simple). The actual port change is in the Oracle FMW Administrators Guide for Oracle HTTP Server, however this does not seem…

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Oracle Web Tier 11g Compatibility View Pop Up

Oracle Web Tier Compatibility View Pop Up After installing Oracle 11g Web Tier products with ADF either seperately or as part of a larger packaged product, the following pop up message may appear in the browser when trying to connect to a web application. “The current compatibility setting is not supported.Disable Compatibility View before running…

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Oracle dbms_registry problems

Sometimes, especially after a clone or an upgrade you may find that some packages within Oracle Database do not work as you would expect. For example, creating the repository for enterprise manager may result in the following failure: BEGIN dbms_registry.valid(‘EM’); END; ……. PLS-00302 Component ‘VALID’ must be declared Also if you run utlrp.sql, you may…

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