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Database Firewall 5.x Frequently Asked Questions (Doc ID 1233133.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 02, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database Firewall - Version 5.0 to 5.1 [Release 5]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This document can be used as a reference to address Database Firewall questions and issues. Please note this is for the Oracle product called Database Firewall and is not about 3rd party firewalls.

Questions and Answers

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In this Document
Questions and Answers
 Can you use shared server connections with Database Firewall ?
 Can you monitor SCAN listeners ?
 Can you monitor Oracle Connection Manager (CMAN) ?
 What is a Multi install ?
 Does port redirection for dedicated connections on Windows cause issues ?
 Does Database Firewall work with ASO Encryption ?
 What Operating System do the Database Firewall and the Management Server support ?
 Can Database Firewall or the Management Server be installed on a 64-bit Operating System ?
 Why isn't it doing anything when the password is entered for the user "support" in the Database Firewall install ?
 How do I log out of the console on the Database Firewall ?
 What versions of the Oracle Database does Database Firewall support ?
 Why does the console appear to hang when changing the network settings ?
 Where have the tabs gone in the Administrative Console for the firewall when it was attached to a remote Management Server ?
 Can you apply standard Oracle Enterprise Linux RPMs to patch or install additional software on the firewall or Management server ?
 Does Database Firewall support IPv6 ?
 Can I change the size of the SGA used by the Oracle repository database dbfwdb ?
 Is it possible to recover the the admin user password if it is lost ?
 Where can I download Oracle Database Firewall ?
 Is it possible to discover if a connection is established using a thin or thick driver ?
 Is it possible to use LDAP for Administration Console user access authentication ?
 Can DBFW use the CLIENT_IDENTIFIER from a web application ?
 Where all application users connect to the database using the same client IP address can DBFW identify the real application user ?
 Is is possible to use DBFW masking to mask the results of queries run on the database ?
 When an alert action is triggered based on an illegal statement then what is the time period before an email alert can be sent ?
 Is it possible to pass a statement where value=1 but block the statement where value=2 ?
 What is the expected behaviour of Primary and Secondary Database Firewalls configured as a resilient pair ?

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