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Pete Finnigan's Oracle Security Weblog

This is the weblog for Pete Finnigan. Pete works in the area of Oracle security and he specialises in auditing Oracle databases for security issues. This weblog is aimed squarely at those interested in the security of their Oracle databases.

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Encrypting JDBC thin connections with SQL*Net

I saw an interesting post late last week on Oracle-l entitled "JDBC Thin and SQL*Net encryption" that talked about the posters need to be able to encrypt all Oracle network traffic as instructed by his auditors. He said he had some commercial JDBC based applications using the thin driver and he wanted to know if it's possible to enable the advanced security for them.

Richard posted a reply that said its possible to use JDBC thin and Oracle ASO using the package. Richard gave some example code showing how to set the properties for the package for,, and