Tag Archives: Security

UKOUG Tech14 slides – Exadata Security Best Practices

I think 2 years is long enough to wait between posts!
Today I delivered a session about Oracle Exadata Database Machine Best Practices and promised to post the slides for it (though no one asked about them :). I’ve also posted them to the Tech14…

SSL with PKCS12 truststore

Many many moons ago I vaguely remember having a similar issue with java keystore / truststore and microsoft certificates stores.
When you start using SSL for your listener, you could potentially face a large number of issues amoung your toolsets. In m…

anonymous cypher suites for SSL (and a 12c pitfall)

If you configure your listener for encryption only, you do not really need authentication.
It works pretty fine until 11.2.0.2, I wrote multiple posts on ssl.
You add SSL_CLIENT_AUTHENTICATION=FALSE to your server sqlnet.ora and listener.ora and spec…