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How do you Manage Multiple Enterprise Instances in a Single Oracle Home (Doc ID 267009.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 14, 2022

Applies to:

Advanced Networking Option - Version 9.2 to [Release 9.2 to 10.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Each database instance in an enterprise domain needs it's own unique SSL certificate to uniquely authenticate it with the directory. Oracle stores certificates in a PKCS#12 certficate store, an Oracle wallet. Each wallet can only contain one certificate for a particular key usage function. Prior to 10g there was no default instance specific wallet location. A non default wallet location is specified by the WALLET_LOCATION parameter in the sqlnet.ora. To provide a unique wallet location per certificate each instance must have a unique sqlnet.ora.


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