Re: How to setup LDAP

Correct, I meaning 'naming', sorry.


On Jan 12, 2008 6:43 AM, Rich Jesse <rjoralist@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Did this change?  I thought that OID was "free" for database *naming*, i.e
> .
> TNSNAMES.ORA replacement, but database *authentication* was when the
> Advanced Security license kicked in.
>
> I have written up a somewhat lengthy document on how to do a full manual
> install of OID 10gR2 on AIX 5.3 (Linux and other Unix should be similar),
> including screenshots, MetaLink references, and important hard-to-find
> information like "where to find the &##$!@% software".  It's in a wiki
> format, if anyone would care to publicly and freely host it (Dokuwiki, but
> should easily convert to most other formats).
>
> Rich
>
> >> Our management has decided to have all authentication done through
> >> (existing) LDAP. Please forgive my ignorance, but I do not have any
> idea
> >> how
> >> to set/test in test environment.
> >>
> >
> > If it is just for database authentication, it's a simple entry in
> sqlnet.ora
> > .
> >
> >
> >> Most of search directs me to OID. I am not sure I need to use OID. Do
> we
> >> need license to use LDAP?
> >>
> >
> > You can use OID for database authentication without any extra licensing
> > fees.
> >
> > See the Oracle Software Investment Guide for details.
> >  (sorry, you'll have to google for that yourself)
> >
> >
> > --
> > Jared Still
> > Certifiable Oracle DBA and Part Time Perl Evangelist
>
>
> --
> http://www.freelists.org/webpage/oracle-l
>
>
>


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Jared Still
Certifiable Oracle DBA and Part Time Perl Evangelist

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