Identity Cloud Services Audit Event REST API

Introduction This article is to help expand on topics of integration with Oracle’s Cloud Identity Management service called Identity Cloud Services. Identity Cloud Services delivers core essentials around identity and access management through a multi-tenant Cloud platform. As part of the Identity Cloud Services framework, it collects audit events that capture all significant events, changes, […]

Identity Cloud Services OAuth 2.0 and REST API

Introduction This article is to help expand on topics of integration with Oracle’s Cloud Identity Management service called Identity Cloud Services. Identity Cloud Services delivers core essentials around identity and access management through a multi-tenant Cloud platform.  One of the more exciting features of IDCS is that you can interact with it using a REST […]

Identity Cloud Services Audit Reports using Visual Analyzer

Introduction This article is to help expand on topics of integration with Oracle’s Cloud Identity Management service called Identity Cloud Services. Identity Cloud Services delivers core essentials around identity and access management through a multi-tenant Cloud platform.  As part of the Identity Cloud Services framework, audit events are captured for all significant events, changes, and […]

OAM 11g Webgate Tuning

INTRODUCTION This post is part of a larger series on Oracle Access Manager 11g called Oracle Access Manager Academy. An index to the entire series with links to each of the separate posts is available. People typically are introduced to Webgate tuning in one of two ways, either forced into it because of a crisis or […]

Oracle Unified Directory 11gR2PS3 Very Large Static Groups

This post is about OUD and extremely large static groups where membership numbers exceed hundreds of thousands or even millions; yes I said millions.  I have been using Directory Services for over 15 years and the response I typically have for a customer that wants to use very large static groups is don’t do it.  Then I steer […]

Working with Oracle Unified Directory 11gR2 Transformation Framework

If you have been using Oracle’s Identity Management software for at least the last few years you will probably be familiar or at least heard of OVD (Oracle Virtual Directory), which was originally acquired back in 2005 from a company called OctetString. OVD provides a vast number of great virtual features used to aggregate multiple […]

Improve Oracle Unified Directory 11gR2 Search Performance with Index Entry Limit

Introduction I am always looking for great tips that give big values; this one is no exception. This article is to help you understand how to tweak the index called “Index Entry Limit” to reap some dramatic ldapsearch performance improvements. I explain what this index is about, some of my own test results, how to determine the […]

Part 2: Custom Login and Logout with Detached Credential Collector (DCC)

INTRODUCTION This post is part of a larger series on Oracle Access Manager 11g called Oracle Access Manager Academy. An index to the entire series with links to each of the separate posts is available. In Part 1: Getting under the covers of Detached Credential Collector (DCC), I spent time talking about DCC in general […]

OAM11g — The Redirect Infinite Loop

INTRODUCTION This post is part of a larger series on Oracle Access Manager 11g called Oracle Access Manager Academy. An index to the entire series with links to each of the separate posts is available. I recently was working on one of my virtual environments that had three servers, which included OAM 11gR2PS2, though this […]

Part 1: Getting under the covers of Detached Credential Collector (DCC)

Introduction This post is part of a larger series on Oracle Access Manager 11g called Oracle Access Manager Academy. An index to the entire series with links to each of the separate posts is available. The Detached Credential Collector (DCC) feature was introduced with the release of OAM 11gR2 — 11.1.2.0.0.   DCC brought some very […]

Logging made easy in OAM 11g with this simple trick!

INTRODUCTION   This post is part of a larger series on Oracle Access Manager 11g called Oracle Access Manager Academy. An index to the entire series with links to each of the separate posts is available. Logging is extremely helpful when trying to troubleshoot issues and normally when you see instructions to log in OAM 11g […]

Understanding OAM 11g ASDK Configuration and Cert Requirements

Introduction Oracle provides documentation on developing an Access Client for the OAM 11g ASDK http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E40329_01/dev.1112/e27134/as_api.htm#autoId0, but getting it to work can be challenging when running the Access Servers in Simple or Cert Mode.  In this article I will not explain how to create an Access Client, there are already good examples out there for that.  What […]

How To Display A Custom Error Page When the Access Server Is Down?

I have been asked several times over the years if there is a way to customize the following error message a User is presented in their Internet browser when the WebGate fails to contact any of the Access Servers. Oracle Access Manager Operation Error The WebGate plug-in is unable to contact any Access Servers. Contact […]

Part 2: Advanced Apache JMeter Stress Testing OAM and LDAP

Introduction In “Part 1: How To Load Test OAM11g using Apache JMeter” I talked about an example plan that could be used to load test OAM11g, which included some common configuration elements, some samplers for login, authorization, logout, and some listeners that provided result analysis.   In Part 2, I wanted to expand on an […]

Part 1: How To Load Test OAM11g using Apache JMeter

Introduction Exciting, it is Go Live day, the system goes online, everything seems ok for a while, and then Kerplunk! Thousands of things could have happened and everyone scrambles to figure it out. What went wrong? My first question is, “Was a proper load test completed?” Yes, Load Test. Functionally the software may have worked, […]

Part 3: OAM11g WNA Identity Store Considerations and Configurations

Introduction This post is part of a larger series on Oracle Access Manager 11g called Oracle Access Manager Academy. An index to the entire series with links to each of the separate posts is available. This is the final post of a three part series.  In “Part 1: Under the Covers of OAM11g WNA integration […]

Part 2: How to Configure OAM11g WNA for Multiple AD Forests

Introduction This post is part of a larger series on Oracle Access Manager 11g called Oracle Access Manager Academy.  An index to the entire series with links to each of the separate posts is available. This is the second post of a three part series.  In “Part 1: Under the Covers of OAM11g WNA integration […]