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Can a website connect to Oracle over VPN?

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Hi all,

I've been asked to find a way to set up a website with an Oracle back-end (with Oracle being taken care of by a third party).

However, they want the website, which accepts data through forms, to connect to Oracle using a VPN connection.

The site will sit on an IIS server, the database on a Linux server behind a firewall.

Sorry if this seems like a really stupid question, but is this actually possible, and if so, what would be an example of the connection string?

A quick response (even Yes or No) would be much appreciated!
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