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Database Upgrade and TDE – Things to Know

Transparent Data Encryption is an excellent and very useful Oracle database feature. In this blog post I will show and highlight Database Upgrade and TDE – Things to Know.

Enabling Tablespace Encryption with TDE

For a simple example I use our Hands-On Lab and the UPGR database (Oracle 11.2.0.4) and the listener declarations in the 12.2 $ORACLE_HOME.

At first I add the following string to the sqlnet.ora file:

# sqlnet.ora
#
ENCRYPTION_WALLET_LOCATION = (SOURCE = (METHOD = FILE)
                             (METHOD_DATA = (DIRECTORY = /u01/app/oracle/admin/UPGR/wallet))
                             )

Note 2018, Feb 4:
My previous example had $ORACLE_BASE instead of /u01/app/oracle, the real path,

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