database authentication by windows credentials

From: Stephens, Chris <>
Date: Mon, 12 Jan 2009 14:56:56 -0600
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I was under the impression that the only way to integrate windows accounts with Oracle database authentication was to purchase the Advanced Security options and make use of the Kerberos stuff. The documentation seems to be misleading in this area. There is mention of being able to use WNA and that WNA functionality comes with the Oracle client though it seems that it only works with Windows NT and Windows 2000.  

I have yet to find a clear explanation of what my options are for this integration.  

Can anyone shed some light on this?

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