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Is the Password Encrypted when I Logon and Other Related Questions (Doc ID 271825.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 11-Jul-2013


The note provides the answers to the following questions:

1. Is my password encrypted when I logon?
2. What about parameters ora_encrypt_login and dblink_encrypt_login ?
3. What encryption does oracle use to store the passwords?

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