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How to Use an External Password Store with the OCI JDBC Driver (Doc ID 403744.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 09, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
JDBC - Version 10.2.0 and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A 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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