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How To Set Network ACLs in Oracle To Access Packages UTL_TCP, UTL_SMTP, UTL_MAIL, UTL_HTTP, UTL_INADDR (Doc ID 958129.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 31, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 11.2 to 12.1]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
*** Checked for Relevance on 2-Feb-2016 ***


Security in Oracle 11 and greater has been enhanced by limiting access to packages and procedures that allow external access to the database. 

Access to these packages, UTL_TCP, UTL_SMTP, UTL_MAIL, UTL_HTTP, UTL_INADDR, must explicitly be granted to users through Access Controls Lists (ACL) 


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