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.
Diagnosability: Oracle Network Log File Segmentation
Manageability: Easy Connect Plus
Performance and Scalability: Auto-Detection of Support for Out-of-Band Breaks, Colocation Tag of Client Routing
Security: Read-only Oracle Home, new sqlnet.ora security parameters, Keystore for Each Pluggable Database, Integration of Active Directory users and groups with Oracle database users and roles, Oracle Connection Manager Traffic Director Mode.