Parameter used with USERENV in Oracle to get current session value.

List of Parameter used with USERENV to get the current value for session in Oracle.

LANGUAGE: Return the language and territory currently used by your session.

SQL> SELECT SYS_CONTEXT('USERENV','LANGUAGE') "Language and Territory settings" from dual;

Language and Territory settings

LANG: return short name of language name.

SQL> SELECT SYS_CONTEXT('USERENV','LANG') "Language settings" from dual;

Language settings

SESSIONID: return auditing session identifier. You can use this with audsid column of V$session view to identify the session.
Example : SELECT program FROM v$session WHERE audsid= sys_context(‘USERENV’,’SESSIONID’);



ISDBA: return TRUE if you currently user have the DBA permission else FALSE.



Following are the more list of parameters used with USERENV for getting more information:

CURRENT_USER: return the current user of the session.
INSTANCE: Return instance identification number of the current instance.
TERMINAL: The operating system identifier for the client of the current session.
CLIENT_INFO: returns user session information stored with help of DBMS_APPLICATION_INFO package.
CURRENT_USERID: return the current User ID of the session.
SESSION_USER: return the Database user name by which the current user is authenticated.
SESSION_USERID: return the id of database user.
CURRENT_SCHEMA: return the schema name being used as current schema.
you can change with ALTER SESSION SET CURRENT_SCHEMA = ‘HR’ statement.
CURRENT_SCHEMAID: return the default schema id for the current session.
PROXY_USER: return database user name which used the current session on behalf of SESSION_USER.
PROXY_USERID: return database user id which used the current session on behalf of SESSION_USER.
DB_DOMAIN: return domain of the database like DB_DOMAIN parameter.
DB_NAME: return name of the database like DB_NAME parameter.
HOST: return name of the host machine from which the client has connected.
OS_USER: return Operating system username of the client process.
IP_ADDRESS: return IP address of the machine from which the client is connected.
NETWORK_PROTOCOL: return Network protocol number used for communication like ‘PROTOCOL=tcp’ in connect string.
ENTRYID : auditing entry identifier if audit is enabled.

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