Welcome to Oracle Database 2 Day + Security Guide. This guide is for anyone who wants to perform common day-to-day security tasks with Oracle Database.



Oracle Database 2 Day + Security Guide provides an introduction to configuring security in a default database.

Oracle Database 2 Day + Security Guide expands on the security knowledge that you learned in Oracle Database 2 Day DBA to manage security in Oracle Database. The information in this guide applies to all platforms. For platform-specific information, see the installation guide, configuration guide, and platform guide for your platform.

This guide is intended for the following users:

  • Oracle database administrators who want to acquire database security administrative skills

  • Database administrators who have some security administrative knowledge but are new to Oracle Database

This guide is not an exhaustive discussion about security. For detailed information about security, see the Oracle Database Security documentation set. This guide does not provide information about security for Oracle E-Business Suite applications. For information about security in the Oracle E-Business Suite applications, see the documentation for those products.

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Related Documents

For more information, you can refer to other security-related documentation in this library, Oracle Technology Network (OTN), and My Oracle Support.

Oracle Database Documentation

For more security-related information, see the following documents in the Oracle Database documentation set:

Many of the examples in this guide use the sample schemas of the seed database, which is installed by default when you install Oracle. See Oracle Database Sample Schemas for information about how these schemas were created and how you can use them.

Oracle Technology Network (OTN)

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My Oracle Support (formerly OracleMetaLink)

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