How to Use an External Password Store with the OCI JDBC Driver

(Doc ID 403744.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 02, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
JDBC - Version 10.2.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


For large-scale deployments where applications use password credentials to connect to databases, it is possible to store such credentials in a client-side Oracle wallet. An Oracle wallet is a secure software container that is used to store authentication and signing credentials.

This article shows how this can be done from a JDBC program and the steps required to configure the wallet and the Database Server to achieve this.


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