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Understanding Wallets and Keystores in Fusion Middleware 11g/12c (Doc ID 1218603.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 16, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Security Service - Version 11.1.0.7 to 12.1.3.0.0 [Release 11.1 to 12.1]
Oracle HTTP Server - Version 11.1.1.1.0 to 12.1.3.0.0 [Release Oracle11g to 12c]
Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 9.2 to 12.1.3.0.0
Oracle Fusion Middleware - Version 11.1.1.1.0 to 12.1.3.0.0 [Release Oracle11g to 12c]
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 19.9.0.0.0 to 19.9.0.0.0 [Release 19]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Purpose

The purpose of this article is to explain the different types of Wallets and Keystores that are available, for use with SSL Configuration in Fusion Middleware (FMW) 11g and 12c.  This is written to explain the history of SSL concepts through different application server releases, evolving from 10g to 11g and then 12c.

This Note is part of a number of articles written for SSL Configuration in FMW 11g and FMW 12c:

<Note 1218695.1> Primary Note for SSL Configuration in Fusion Middleware 11g
<Note 1628909.1> Primary Note for SSL Configuration in Fusion Middleware 12c

Scope

Oracle Application Server 10g (10.1.2-10.1.3), and Fusion Middleware 11g/12c Administrators.

This was written when 12c Release 1 (12.1) was released, the concepts are basically the same for all releases.

See the Oracle Documentation for 12c Release 2 (12.2.1) differences - https://docs.oracle.com/middleware/12213/cross/securetasks.htm

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