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Oracle Audit Vault & Database Firewall 20.4 (Part 2)

This note describes the various steps taken to install and configure Database Firewall (AVDF) version 20.4 on VirtualBox.

This follows Part 1 where we have installed Audit Vault release 20.4.

Install Database Firewall 20.4

  • Create a VirtualBox Linux VM with a VDI file of at least 225 GB
  • Attach the ISO so that the VM boots up using the ISO
  • Ensure boot order for the VM has Optical right at the top and only one selected

  • Power off the VM
  • Change the Boot Order to replace Optical with Hard Disk at the top of the order
  • Start the VM

Register Database Firewall with Audit Vault

Copy the certificate from Audit Vault server to Database Firewall server – create a file ca.crt and scp to Database Firewall server as the support OS user

[oracle@hcm tmp]$ scp -rp ca.crt support@192.168.56.250:/tmp

Database Firewall 20.3.0.0.0

DO NOT CHANGE ANY CONFIGURATIONS IN Database Firewall APPLIANCE WITHOUT GUIDANCE FROM

ORACLE SUPPORT. ANY CHANGES SHOULD BE TRACEABLE TO APPROPRIATE SR REFERENCE.

support@192.168.56.250’s password:

ca.crt 100% 1931 182.8KB/s 00:00

Connect as root user on Database Firewall server and execute the config-avs script providing the IP address of the Audit Vault server and the location of the certificate file copied from the Audit Vault server

Click on Register

Enter the IP address of the Database Firewall server

Updated on June 10, 2021

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