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Accessing an Oracle DB from outside a firewall [message #245313] Fri, 15 June 2007 17:38 Go to next message
dtjt
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Registered: June 2007
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We have an Excel spreadsheet that accesses an Oracle DB internally. We have a requirement to make it available to non-employees outside the firewall. Any ideas how to do this ? Can we use authenication credentials (uname/pwd)with LDAP to establish a connection inside the firewall ? Thanks.
Re: Accessing an Oracle DB from outside a firewall [message #245342 is a reply to message #245313] Sat, 16 June 2007 02:11 Go to previous message
Frank Naude
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Registered: April 1998
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The best solution is to setup a glass house (DMZ): Internet users can connect to the server in the DMZ, but not to your network. In turn, you allow the server to make a connection to the database via the firewall.
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