Disabling arcfour Cipher on Exadata Compute and Cell Nodes

(Doc ID 2198093.1)

Last updated on JUNE 07, 2017

Applies to:

Exadata Database Machine X2-8 - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Exadata X3-2 Hardware - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Exadata X4-2 Hardware - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Exadata X5-2 Hardware - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Exadata X6-2 Hardware - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

Provide steps to disable the arcfour cipher on Exadata compute and cell storage nodes. These steps are especially useful when a security scan has detected a weak cipher vulnerability due to the use of arcfour ciphers.

 

Solution

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