Oracle Net Services
Oracle Net Services provides a scalable, secure, and easy-to-use high-availability network infrastructure for Oracle environment. It eases the complexities of network configuration and management, maximizes performance, and improves network security and diagnostic capabilities as summarized hereafter.
sqlnet.orafile enable compression and selection of the preferred compression level. Please refer the Advanced Network Compression white paper below for more information.
sqlnet.orafile to detect terminated clients. If the system supports TCP keepalive tuning, then Oracle Net Services automatically uses the enhanced detection model, and tunes the TCP keepalive parameters at a per-connection level.
The new features for Net Services in Oracle Database 11g Release 2 include:
The new features for Net Services in Oracle Database 11g Release 1 include:
For more details see the Oracle Database Net Services Administrator's Guide