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Oracle GoldenGate 11g Implementer's guide by John P Jeffries

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Security features

GoldenGate offers the following security features to protect both data and passwords:

  • Data encryption
  • Password encryption

In this section, you will learn what these encryption methods are and how to configure them.

Data encryption

GoldenGate offers two data encryption options: Message encryption and Trail file encryption.

Message encryption uses Blowfish, a symmetric 64-bit block cipher that encrypts the individual messages sent over TCP/IP. The data is automatically decrypted by the Server Collector process running on the target machine. The Server Collector process is normally started automatically with default parameters on the remote system, so on this occasion, we need to start this manually. Once configured, the Server Collector ...

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