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Oracle Advanced Security Frequently Asked Questions (Doc ID 165465.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 29, 2023

Applies to:

Advanced Networking Option - Version to [Release 9.0.1 to 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This document groups some of the ASO Frequently Asked Questions

Questions and Answers

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In this Document
Questions and Answers
 1. What is the Advanced Security Option ?
 2. What features does the Advanced Security Option have ?
 3. What Authentication methods are supported ?
 4. What products are not supported by the Advanced Security Option ?
 5. What is the compatibility of different version of ASO ?
 6. What are the system requirements and other certifications of this product?
 7. How can I tell if ASO is installed ?
 8. How can I check if encryption is enabled and working?
 9. How do I add another authentication adapter?
10. What version of Oracle does ASO come with?
 11. Why isn't ASO installed?
 12. Can I plug-in my own encryption algorithms into ASO?
 13. Are 3rd party adapters required to encrypt Net traffic?
 14. Which encryption algorithms does Oracle Advanced Security support?
 15. Is the latest release of ASO compatible with older versions?
 16. How can you enable encryption on some connections but not others?
 17. Are passwords encrypted?
 18. Is data encrypted over database links?
 19. Is ASO a licensable cost option?
 20. Can ASO authentication such as Kerberos or Radius be used for database links?
 21. Is it possible to uninstall ASO?

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