> Has anyone successfully configured a proxy for outbound/inbound SQL*Net
> In my observations, Unix to Unix server communications take place on a
> designated port, but PC to Unix communications switch port numbers after
> about 20-25 packets.
> The PC always sends to the designated port, but the Unix server changes
> to a different port. This makes filtering difficult.
Oracle servers that are configured as mulithreaded wil use dynamic
ports. Several firewall vendors are working with Oracle to develop
a SQLnet proxy. I don't know the timeframe.