Category: security

  • Authentication with Certificates

    Recently I had to implement some more advanced security in my shop and I got very frustrated trying to collect information from internet.Googling around didn’t help me too much and the official oracle documentation was sometimes vague. So I decided to write down what I have down and why. This document is intended to help…

  • X.509 certificates with Oracle Application Server

    Starting from the first and second document I’m going to test the connection via certificates from an oracle application server to an oracle database. The steps will be: – application server security configuration (certificate generation),– connection pool and data-source definition.– test. My architecture: client: SLES9 with Oracle Application Server 10.1.3client name: breoraasls02 server: SLES 9…

  • Authenticate yourself with certificates

    Authentication via X.509 certificates Starting from the previous document¬† I’m going to describe a more complex configuration.Basically I’m adding a certification authority (faked by a third oracle wallet) to sign the client and server X509 certificates. I’m even introducing more complex DNs. Still the configuration is textual only (I’m still stuck to command line and…

  • Oracle Advance security

    This section started by chance but it is becoming a series in fast speed.I hope to add in a day or two a couple of papers on how to extend the authentication with certificates to Oracle Application Server, websphere and in general any application using jdbc. I really wish to thank Maxim Demenko for helping…