Welcome to Oracle Coherence Security Guide. This document explains key security concepts and provides instructions for implementing various levels of security for both Coherence clusters and Coherence*Extend clients.
This guide is intended for the following audiences:
Primary Audience – Application Developers and Operations who want to secure a Coherence cluster and secure Coherence*Extend client communication with the cluster.
Secondary Audience – System Architects who want to understand the options and architecture for securing a Coherence cluster and Coherence*Extend clients.
The audience must be familiar with Coherence and Coherence*Extend to use this guide. In addition, users must be familiar with Java and SSL to use this guide. The examples in this guide require the installation and use of the Oracle Coherence product, including Coherence*Extend. The use of an IDE is not required to use this guide, but is recommended to facilitate working through the examples.
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