How To Verify With A Simple Test If TDE Tablespace Encryption is really encrypting my data? (Doc ID 1495828.1)

Last updated on MARCH 16, 2015

Applies to:

Advanced Networking Option - Version 11.1.0.7.0 to 11.2.0.3 [Release 11.1 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

After enabling TDE tablespace encryption, you may want to perform a simple test to check if the feature is actually working, this is done by storing a known value into both an encrypted and unencrypted tablespace and then we check if we can find this value using the operating system 'strings' command.

 

Solution

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