Invoking IDCS REST API from PL/SQL

This post shows a way to make REST API calls to IDCS from an Oracle Database using PL/SQL.  The idea is that a PL/SQL application can manage and search for user and group entities directly in IDCS. In the sample code we’ll see how to obtain an access token from IDCS and make calls to create […]

IDCS and Weblogic Federation with Virtual Users and Groups

Introduction Federation is a well-known pattern and has been discussed at length on this blog. Almost every vendor or cloud provider out there supports Federation and it’s been around for quite some time now. In this blog post, I will talk about Federation again, but this time in combination with Weblogic’s Virtual Users and Groups. […]

Loading Data from Oracle Identity Cloud Service into Oracle BI Cloud Service using REST

Introduction This post details a method of extracting and loading data from Oracle Identity Cloud Service (IDCS) into the Oracle Business Intelligence Cloud Service (BICS). It builds upon the A-team post IDCS Audit Event REST API which details the REST API calls used. One use case for this method is for analyzing trends regarding audit events. […]

Loading Identity Data Into Oracle IDCS: A Broad High-level Survey

Introduction Oracle Identity Cloud Service (IDCS) – Oracle’s comprehensive Identity and Access Management platform for the cloud – was released recently. Populating identity data – such as user identities, groups and group memberships – is one of most important tasks that is typically needed initially and on an on-going basis in any identity management system. […]

IDCS 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 Service (IDCS). IDCS delivers core essentials around identity and access management through a multi-tenant Cloud platform. As part of the IDCS framework, it collects audit events that capture all significant events, changes, and actions which […]

IDCS 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 Service (IDCS).  IDCS 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 API.  […]

Identity Cloud Service: Configuring SAML

Introduction As we begin to deliver our Identity Cloud Service (IDCS) to the world(https://www.oracle.com/middleware/identity-management/index.html), we on the A-Team have been working to provide patterns and how-to posts to implement some of the common use cases we see in the field.  One of the more common use cases is integrating with third party Service Providers (SP) […]

Using OpenID Connect to delegate authentication to Oracle Identity Cloud Service

In this post, I will describe the process of using the Oracle Identity Cloud Service to provide authentication for a custom web application, using the OpenID Connect protocol. I will focus on the sequence of calls between the application and IDCS in order to focus on building an understanding of how OpenID Connect actually works. […]

IDCS 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 Service (IDCS).  IDCS delivers core essentials around identity and access management through a multi-tenant Cloud platform.  As part of the IDCS framework, audit events are captured for all significant events, changes, and actions, which are […]

Identity and Cloud Security A-Team at Oracle Open World

I just wanted to let everyone know that Kiran and I will be presenting with our good friend John Griffith from Regions Bank at Oracle Open World next week. Our session is Oracle Identity Management Production Readiness: Handling the Last Mile in Your Deployment [CON6972] It will take place on Wednesday, Sep 21, 1:30 p.m. […]