RE: Cisco PIX firewall

  • From: "Goulet, Dick" <DGoulet@xxxxxxxx>
  • To: <JBECKSTROM@xxxxxxxxx>, <oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, <oracle-db-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, <ORACLE-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, <oracledba@xxxxxxxxxxx>, <oracle-rdbms@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2005 15:49:42 -0500

Try using dedicated server mode.  Had the same problem a while ago, that
fixed it.=20

Dick Goulet
Senior Oracle DBA
Oracle Certified 8i DBA
-----Original Message-----
From: Jeffrey Beckstrom [mailto:JBECKSTROM@xxxxxxxxx]=20
Sent: Tuesday, January 25, 2005 3:31 PM
To: oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx; oracle-db-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx;
ORACLE-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxx; oracledba@xxxxxxxxxxx;
Cc: Chris Orlando
Subject: Cisco PIX firewall

We are using a Cisco PIX firewall version 6.2.  Database is running
Oracle 9i with multithreaded server.
If we move the web server inside the firewall, then sqlplus connects to
the database server.  If we put the web server outside of the firewall
then sql*plus gives an ora-12571 error.  Our network people tried
opening all ports on the web server for IP traffic but we still get the
same error.
We know it is something with the firewall since depending on if the web
server is inside or outside of the dmz you can connect.  We just can't
figure out what is wrong with the firewall.  Any suggestions would be
Jeffrey Beckstrom
Database Administrator
Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority
1240 W. 6th Street
Cleveland, Ohio 44113


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