Oracle® Audit Vault

Licensing Information



October 2009

Oracle Audit Vault is a powerful enterprisewide solution that efficiently consolidates, detects, monitors, alerts, and reports on audit data for security auditing and compliance. Oracle Audit Vault provides the mechanisms to collect audit data generated by Oracle9i Database Release 2, Oracle Database 10g Release 1, Oracle Database 10g Release 2, Oracle Database 11g Release 1, Oracle Database 11g Release 2, Microsoft SQL Server 2000, Microsoft SQL Server 2005, Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) Release 12.5 through Release 15.0, and IBM DB2 Version 8.2 through Version 9.5.

This document covers the following topics:

1 Introducing Oracle Audit Vault

Oracle Audit Vault is comprised of two components that are licensed separately. They are:

  • Oracle Audit Vault Server – The Audit Vault Server is comprised of a repository, Oracle Audit Vault Console, and the Oracle Audit Vault application that consolidates and secures the audit trail data for centralized reporting and alerting.

  • Oracle Audit Vault collection agent – The Audit Vault collection agent manages the movement of audit trail data from audit sources to the Audit Vault Server.

2 Special-Use Licensing

Oracle Audit Vault is a complete stacked application. As part of the Oracle Audit Vault installation, Oracle Database 10g Release 2 ( with the Database partitioning, Oracle Advanced Security, and Oracle Database Vault options is installed. The stacked application, database, installed options, and Oracle Audit Vault components may not be used or deployed for other purposes.

Oracle Application Server Containers for J2EE (OC4J) is included with Oracle Audit Vault. This embedded version is provided solely to support Oracle Enterprise Manager (Database), Advanced Queuing Servlet, Audit Vault Console, and may not be used or deployed for other purposes.

The Oracle Audit Vault home software use is restricted to support the Oracle Audit Vault database repository and no other databases created using the Oracle Audit Vault executables are supported.

3 Third-Party Licenses

See Oracle Database Licensing Information for third-party licensing information. Oracle Audit Vault Release 10.2.3 licensing information is identical with this third-party licensing information for Oracle Database 10g Release 2 (10.2).

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