TDE 12.2 :About TDE encryption of Ver 12.2 SYSTEM, SYSAUX, UNDO, TEMP tablespaces

(Doc ID 2393734.1)

Last updated on JUNE 22, 2018

Applies to:

Advanced Networking Option - Version 12.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

With Ver 12.2, SYSTEM, SYSAUX, UNDO, or TEMP tablespaces can now be encrypted with TDE.

However, guidance not to use is being done from the following manual.

 Advanced Security Guide
 7 Frequently Asked Questions About Transparent Data Encryption
 https://docs.oracle.com/en/database/oracle/oracle-database/12.2/asoag/frequently-asked-questions-about-transparent-data-encryption.html#GUID-BBA0097F-258B-44C5-A83F-2DE625A34EC1

" Do not attempt to encrypt database internal objects such as the SYSTEM, SYSAUX, UNDO, or TEMP tablespaces using TDE tablespace encryption.You should focus TDE tablespace encryption on tablespaces that hold application data, not on these core components of the Oracle database. "

Whether encryption of Ver 12.2, SYSTEM, SYSAUX, UNDO, or TEMP tablespaces is OK or not good?

Solution

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