Author: Roy Salazar

What is Oracle Data Safe and Why Should You Use It ?

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Data Safe is an Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) security service that provides a set of features to protect sensitive and regulated data in Oracle databases, for both Standard and Enterprise Editions, since version     OCI can assess your…

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Migration and Upgrade from EC2 to RDS Using DBMS_FILE_TRANSFER

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Performing a simple manual migration and upgrade from EC2 to RDS without using S3 Object Storage: Here I will give a brief example of how to import data from Oracle Database on-premises or VM in EC2 into an RDS instance…

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How to Run DBSAT 2.2.0 on Oracle Cloud PDB using Wallet

The Oracle Database Security Assessment Tool (DBSAT) is a command-line tool focused on identifying how securely the database is configured and where sensitive data resides with the goal of promoting successful approaches to mitigating potential security risks. DBSAT requires no…

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How to run DBSAT against Oracle RDS database

The scope of this article is to show how to run DBSAT (Oracle Database Security Assessment Tool) against an Amazon RDS Oracle instance. This is based on a real-life execution. The DBSAT version used was 2.0.2 over an RDS database…

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How to run DBSAT on RAC Instances

The scope of this article is to provide a brief summary of how to run Oracle Database Security Assessment Tool (DBSAT) on Oracle Real Application Cluster using the parameters to exclude sections on the Reporter to avoid duplicated information into…

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Running new Oracle DBSAT version 2.1.0 against Autonomous Database

Recently Oracle released the newest version of the “Database Security Assessment Tool” (DBSAT 2.1.0). This version is certified to run against Oracle Cloud DBCS (PaaS) and Autonomous Databases. Also, the Discoverer option can now find sensitive and personal data in…

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Oracle DBSAT Discoverer feature

Oracle’s Database Security Assessment Tool (DBSAT) is a nice and powerful free tool that performs Database and OS Security Audits and provides recommendations based on the findings. The tool and documentation can be downloaded from the following Oracle link (although…

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