Using a Secure External Password Store with the JDBC Thin Driver

(Doc ID 1441745.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 02, 2018

Applies to:

JDBC - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Credentials for connecting to databases can be stored in a client-side Oracle wallet and allow the client to connect without need to supply a username and password.
The wallet is accessed in a secure way and the credentials are looked up based on the JDBC connection string.
This note provides a complete demonstration on how to set up the wallet and as the JDBC/thin program that uses the wallet.

This demonstration does not use SSL and does not depend on a server wallet.  The goal is simply to have a client-side wallet to store the credentials and perform a simple JDBC connection using TCP


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