This manual explains the features and administration of the Oracle Platform Security Services.

This preface is divided into the following sections:


The intended audience of this guide are experienced Java developers, administrators, deployers, and application managers who want to understand and use Oracle Fusion Middleware security.

The overall structure of the guide is divided into parts, each of which groups related major topics. Parts I through III are relevant to administrators; parts IV contains information about security auditing; parts V through VII are relevant to developers; and part VIII contains reference information.

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