If Enable Credential Mapping is selected on a data source, when an application requests a database connection from the data source, WebLogic Server determines the current WebLogic Server user ID and then sets the mapped database ID as a light-weight client ID on the database connection.
This feature relies on features in the JDBC driver and DBMS. It is only supported for use with Oracle and DB2 databases and with the Oracle Thin and DB2 UDB JDBC drivers, respectively.
To configure homogeneous credential-based Pooling for a JDBC data source:
Note: Enable Credential Mapping and Enable Identity Based Connection Pooling are mutually exclusive. If you think you need both mechanisms to pass security credentials in your application environment, create seperate data sources -- one for with Enable Credential Mapping and one with Enable Identity Based Connection Pooling.