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Step by Step Configuring HTTPS or SSL Communication for Oracle Audit Vault Setup (Doc ID 1065203.1)

Last updated on JUNE 10, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Audit Vault - Version 10.2.3.2.0 to 10.2.3.2.0
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Purpose

This note explains how to configure Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) for the mutual authentication between Oracle Audit Vault on the server side and each collection agent over HTTPS.

After you secure the Audit Vault Server and Audit Vault collection agent communication to use HTTPS, you must enable the browser to use HTTPS to access the Audit Vault Console. At this stage, HTTP will no longer be available for the browser user because the browser to the Audit Vault Console communication is also made secure.

Scope

Please make use of the latest patchset of Oracle Audit Vault 10.2.3.2.0

Also it is generally recommended to apply the latest available AV bundle, currently <patch 12703193>

To avoid problems, please confirm the following commands can be run successfully without any errors:

emctl stop dbconsole
emctl start dbconsole
emctl status dbconsole


From experience it was found a functional dbconsole (especially emctl status[start|stop] dbconsole ending with no errors) is the prerequisite to run avctl secure_av ... successfully.

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