Often in a complex enterprise Infrastructure Oracle DBAs face issues by enabling SMTP mail traffic on the databases through corporate email gateway servers. Imagine you have to provide your database applications an ability to send emails via Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) protocol from Oracle database. On my blog I give a detail action plan to accomplish the same. My test example includes an Oracle database 11gR2 running on Linux RedHat 6 and a Microsoft Exchange corporate server.
Kirill Loifman is a highly skilled and certified IT expert with 16+ years of experience in database management. He has been working with Oracle products since 1996 in different industries starting as software engineer and Oracle trainer, and later as an Oracle DBA, database architect, and DBA Team lead. During his full time Oracle DBA career he went through many platforms like OpenVMS, Tru64, HP-UX, Linux and Windows. His main focus is on everything related to Oracle database administration and around this topic: from database trouble-shooting and performance running to database architecture and disaster recovery. Kirill is currently a Senior Oracle DBA for adidas-Group responsible for database administration, architecture and running database-related projects, working with complex environments and international teams. Kirill is an Oracle Certified Professional DBA 9i, 10g, 11g and an active member and a speaker at German Oracle User Group (DOAG). He runs own website and DBMS blog at http://www.dadbm.com