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Pro Oracle Application Express by Scott Spendolini, John Edward Scott

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CHAPTER 3Authentication and User Management

Controlling who can and cannot access your application is an extremely important consideration when designing your applications. The authentication method you choose for your application will define how the identity of users is determined and verified.

As you'll learn in this chapter, APEX allows you to define many different authentication schemes in your application. However, only one of the schemes can be set as the current one. You can use one of the preconfigured authentication schemes or create your own scheme from scratch, enabling you to build any logic you like into your authentication scheme.

With APEX, you can specify, on a page-by-page basis, whether that particular page requires authentication ...

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