Exadata: Could OpenSCAP (Security Content Automation Protocol) Be Installed in Exadata Cell Servers?
(Doc ID 2365993.1)
Last updated on APRIL 14, 2022
Applies to:Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software - Version 188.8.131.52.0 to 184.108.40.206.0 [Release 12.1 to 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
1) Customer requires installing OpenSCAP (Security Content Automation Protocol) in Exadata Cell Servers:
- Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) is U.S. standard maintained by National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). The OpenSCAP project is a collection of open source tools for implementing and enforcing this standard, and has been awarded the SCAP 1.2 certification by NIST in 2014.
- The OpenSCAP ecosystem provides multiple tools to assist administrators and auditors with assessment, measurement and enforcement of security baselines. We maintain great flexibility and interoperability, reducing costs of performing security audits.
- The OpenSCAP project provides a wide variety of hardening guides and configuration baselines developed by the open source community, ensuring that you can choose a security policy which best suits the needs of your organization, regardless of its size.
2) It is available in Oracle Public Yum.
3) The required packages from Oracle Public Yum are listed as follows:
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