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How to Encrypt Passwords in data-sources.xml (Doc ID 452390.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 02, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Containers for J2EE - Version 10.1.2.0.0 to 10.1.2.3.0 [Release AS10gR2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 16-Sep-2013***


Goal

In the data-sources.xml file, can the password be encrypted?
Embedding passwords into the data-sources.xml configuration file poses a security risk, especially if the permissions on this file allow it to be read by any user.

Solution

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