7.199 V$ENCRYPTION_KEYS

V$ENCRYPTION_KEYS displays master key description attributes.

Column Datatype Description

KEY_ID

VARCHAR2(78)

Master key identifier

TAG

VARCHAR2(4000)

Associated user-defined Information with the master key

CREATION_TIME

TIMESTAMP(6) WITH TIME ZONE

Time that the master key was created

ACTIVATION_TIME

TIMESTAMP(6) WITH TIME ZONE

Time that the master key was put into use

CREATOR

VARCHAR2(128)

User that created the master key

CREATOR_ID

NUMBER

User ID that created the master key

USER

VARCHAR2(128)

User that activated the master key

USER_ID

NUMBER

User ID that activated the master key

KEY_USE

VARCHAR2(10)

Indicates whether the master key is used for TDE operations in a PDB or not

KEYSTORE_TYPE

VARCHAR2(17)

Master key is in:

  • HSM - Hardware Security Module

  • SOFTWARE KEYSTORE

  • UNDEFINED - This value is shown if the keystore has no information about the type of keystore where the master key resides

ORIGIN

VARCHAR2(41)

Provides information about the origin of the master key:

  • LOCAL - The master key was created locally in this database

  • IMPORTED - The master key was imported from another database

  • IMPORTED BUT KEY METADATA CREATED LOCALLY - The master key was imported from another database, but the key metadata was created locally due to activation

  • UNKNOWN BUT KEY METADATA CREATED LOCALLY - It is unknown whether the master key was imported from another database or created locally, but the key metadata was created locally due to activation

  • UNDEFINED - The status of the master key is unknown

BACKED_UP

VARCHAR2(9)

Indicates whether the key has been backed up or not

CREATOR_DBNAME

VARCHAR2(128)

Database that created the key

CREATOR_DBID

NUMBER

Database ID where the key was created

CREATOR_INSTANCE_NAME

VARCHAR2(30)

Instance name of the instance where the key was created

CREATOR_INSTANCE_NUMBER

NUMBER

Instance number of the instance where the key was created

CREATOR_INSTANCE_SERIAL

NUMBER

Serial number of the instance where the key was created

CREATOR_PDBNAME

VARCHAR2(128)

PDB where the key was created

CREATOR_PDBID

NUMBER

PDB ID where the key was created

CREATOR_PDBUID

NUMBER

PDB UID where the key was created

CREATOR_PDBGUID

RAW(16)

PDB GUID where the key was created

ACTIVATING_DBNAME

VARCHAR2(128)

Database that activated the key

ACTIVATING_DBID

NUMBER

Database ID where the key was activated

ACTIVATING_INSTANCE_NAME

VARCHAR2(30)

Instance name of the instance where the key was activated

ACTIVATING_INSTANCE_NUMBER

NUMBER

Instance number of the instance where the key was activated

ACTIVATING_INSTANCE_SERIAL

NUMBER

Serial number of the instance where the key was activated

ACTIVATING_PDBNAME

VARCHAR2(128)

PDB where the key was activated

ACTIVATING_PDBID

NUMBER

PDB ID where the key was activated

ACTIVATING_PDBUID

NUMBER

PDB UID where the key was activated

ACTIVATING_PDBGUID

RAW(16)

PDB GUID where the key was activated

CON_ID

NUMBER

The ID of the container to which the data pertains. Possible values include:

  • 0: This value is used for rows containing data that pertain to the entire CDB. This value is also used for rows in non-CDBs.

  • 1: This value is used for rows containing data that pertain to only the root

  • n: Where n is the applicable container ID for the rows containing data

See Also:

Oracle Database Advanced Security Guide for information about keystore management