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Configuring Oracle Advanced Security Option (ASO) with Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Active Directory Kerberos KDC (Doc ID 331252.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 18, 2017

Applies to:

Advanced Networking Option - Version 9.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.3 [Release 9.2 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 13-MAR-2013


Purpose

The purpose of this article is to describe how to configure an Oracle database with Advanced Security Option (ASO) for external authentication against Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Active Directory (aka Microsoft Kerberos Key Distribution Centre (KDC)).

Scope

This article is primarily intended for System and Database Administrators wishing to implement Kerberos authentication of Oracle database users to a Windows Server 2003 KDC. The article discusses aspects of configuring Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Active Directory, as well as Kerberos and Oracle Advanced Security Option and can be used as a guide for Oracle/Kerberos implementations on other platforms and versions. The article is intended to supplement the Oracle Advanced Security Administrator's Guide. Oracle Versions Oracle11gR2 ,Oracle10g R2 (10.2.0), Oracle10g R1 (10.1.0) and Oracle9i R2 (9.2.0) have all been tested successfully. All excerpts were taken from working systems. The article assumes the existence of an already fully functional Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Active Directory server and an Oracle database server with Advanced Security Option (ASO) installed.

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