Tag: ldap

jdbc url with ldap ssl in 21c

the basic : you have tns resolution over ldap. To change from ldap to ldaps, you modify : jdbc:oracle:thin:@ldap://ldap.example.com:389/DB01,cn=OracleContext,dc=example,dc=com to jdbc:oracle:thin:@ldaps://ldap.example.com:636/DB01,cn=OracleContext,dc=example,dc=com now the advanced : Oracle Support mentions, there is no support for Mode 2 SSL (note 1664857.1) So one approach was to either not use ldaps, or to use level 1, which means no […]

TNS resolution with LDAP and SSL

Long time ago, ldapsearch without password and without ssl was the way to go. But clear-text authentication (so called simple-bind) is a security leak. More and more, directory server vendors and administrators are closing the default non-ssl port and enforce authentication. And if you use ldap for TNS naming, things will break. Back in 2003, […]