Oracle Database: Encryption key options updated for bare metal, virtual machine, and Exadata Cloud Service databases

  • Services: Database
  • Release Date: Nov. 17, 2021

When provisioning a new Oracle Database or a new virtual machine or bare metal DB system, the TDE wallet password parameter is now optional, and it is not used if you configure an Exadata Cloud Service database to use customer-managed keys with the OCI Vault service. For more information on creating Oracle Databases and virtual machine DB systems, see the following topics in the documentation:

For information on using the Vault service to store and manage encryption keys and other secrets used by OCI resources, see the Vault service documentation.