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Oracle® Web Application Programming for PL/SQL® Developers by Benjamin Rosenzweig, Solomon Morse, Melanie Caffrey, Susan Boardman

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Unit 19.4. Security and Authentication

Custom Authentication

Custom authentication is for applications that want to control the access within the application itself, as well as for applications that do not have a separate schema for every user who uses the application. Users are authenticated at the Application level and not within the Database level. Acceptable user IDs and passwords can be stored in a table, or the authentication code can contain the acceptable user IDs and passwords.

Custom authentication needs a static database username/password to be stored in the configuration of the DAD, and cannot be combined with the dynamic username/password ...

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