Registry Parameters for Oracle Wallet Storage in Windows

Parameter WALLET_LOCATN in file sqlnet.ora specifies the location of the obfuscated Oracle Wallet for use by Oracle PKI applications.

For example, the WALLET_LOCATN parameter for storing an Oracle Wallet in the registry in:


is located in:


Continuing the example, the encrypted Oracle Wallet is stored in the registry in:


and the changed Oracle Wallet stored in:


On Windows operating systems, if there is no value specified for parameter WALLET_LOCATN, then Oracle PKI applications first look for the changed wallet in registry key:


If no obfuscated wallet is found there, Oracle PKI applications look for it in the file system of the local computer at location:


Regardless of location, wallets are always stored in the same format. All functionality is the same except for the location of the wallets.