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Security Database Read our definition of Security Database

A security database is a persistent data store on a system or application that enumerates:

While many systems and applications include an embedded security database, others can reference the same information in an external directory or may accept assertions from a federated access management system. External systems are preferred since they can be shared by multiple systems and applications and so less management is required, policy is easier to enforce, users must remember fewer credentials, etc.

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