> I've been doing some research about using sql*net to communicate
> with Oracle 7.2 (or later) databases on differing sides of a
> After reading some reports by Oracle and various firewall vendors,
> I've discovered that there exists an Oracle Firewall Strategy white paper
> that outlines support for a sql*net applications proxy, allowing
> sql*net traffic to pass through an otherwise blocked socket.
> The problem is that I've been unable to locate this white paper.
> Has anyone out there seen a document that seems to fit this description?
Once upon a time, Oracle had their white papers on their web server and
the requested URL was
However, their new 'improved' site has obviously dropped this kind of
information. At least I haven't found it and their search engine
doesn't know anything about "firewall" and "white paper". You may even
search for "unix" or "sql" and will always get a single match "Oracle
Trial Products" with a score of 20%. No, I will not try ... ;-)
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