Description of the illustration okvag_vm_010.png

This figure illustrates the centralized management of online master keys. The components are as follows, from top to bottom, left to right:

A row of icons representing the following: Single instance Oracle database, multiple Oracle databases on the same computer, Oracle Data Guard, Oracle Real Application Clusters (Oracle RAC), and GoldenGate. Each of these components connects to an Oracle Key Vault server using Transport Layer Security (TLS).

The Oracle Key Vault server can be in any of the following deployments: standalone, primary and standby, and multi-master cluster. The Oracle Key Vault server supports the following: storage of key material, storage of metadata for these keys, and the auditing of key operations.