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From Rick Hillegas <Richard.Hille...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: Not able to create encrypted database
Date Fri, 19 Jun 2009 16:22:13 GMT
Kathey Marsden wrote:
> Rick Hillegas wrote:
>>>
>> Kim recently added some useful documentation on the limitations of 
>> Derby's support for small devices: 
>> http://db.apache.org/derby/docs/10.5/ref/ref-single.html#rrefjdbcjsr169 
>> As you can see, we do not claim to support encrypted databases on 
>> small devices.
>>
> Thanks Rick for pointing this out and Kim for adding the information. 
> It is good to see we do have this documented.
>>  From this thread it seems that, by wiring encryption libraries into 
>> the classpath, some people have gotten encryption to work on Derby 
>> databases on small devices. Of course, as you note, we don't test 
>> these combinations so there may be some gotchas out there.
>>
> Mostly what I have seen on this thread is people that *haven't*  
> gotten encryption to work on small devices, but if anyone does get it 
> working it would  be great to outline how it is done and create an 
> issue to add a test so it keeps on working.
You are, of course, right. As I go back through the thread, I don't see 
any success stories. It might be worth experimenting with a different 
encryption package, like this old package from the 10.3 days: 
http://java.sun.com/products/archive/jce/
>
> Kathey


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