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Oracle Identity and Access Manager 11g for Administrators

Atul Kumar

The complete guide to Oracle Identity and Access Manager, this book covers everything an administrator needs for day-to-day tasks, starting with installation and configuration. Step-by-step explanations and screenshots smooth out the learning curve.
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Book Details

ISBN 139781849682688
Paperback336 pages

About This Book

  • Full of illustrations, diagrams, and tips with clear step-by-step instructions and real time examples
  • Understand how to Integrate OIM/OAM with E-Business Suite, Webcenter, Oracle Internet Directory and Active Directory
  • Learn various techniques for implementing and managing OIM/OAM with illustrative screenshots
  • Configure Authentication/Authorization schemes, resources, host identifiers, and application domain in Oracle Access Manager

Who This Book Is For

If you are an IDAM or database administrator looking to carry out administration tasks right that begin with installation,and configuration, then this guide is for you. You need not have any prior administration skills to get started with this book.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Oracle Identity Management: Overview and Architecture
Oracle Identity Management overview
WebLogic Server overview
Oracle Access Manager overview & architecture
Oracle Identity Manager overview & architecture
Chapter 2: Installing Oracle Identity and Access Manager
Installation overview
Installation types
Things good to know for IDAM Installation
Installing Oracle Identity and Access Management
Silent installation
Chapter 3: IDAM Directory Structure and Files
Common environment variables
Chapter 4: Start-up Shutdown IDAM
Start-up/Shutdown order
Starting IDAM server
Stopping default IDAM installation
Configure Node Manager
Options to start/stop IDAM
Things good to know
Chapter 5: OAM Administration and Navigation
Accessing the OA Administration console
Navigating the OAM Administration console
Data sources
OAM server registration
Registering OAM agents
Chapter 6: OAM Policy Component and Single Sign-On
Managing application domain
Chapter 7: OAM Session Management
User session lifecycle
Configuring a separate database for session data
Chapter 8: Installing and Configuring OAM Agents
Installing OAM agents
OAM agent (WebGate/OSSO) properties
Chapter 9: OIM Navigation: Administration and Design Console
OIM interfaces
Chapter 10: OIM Connectors—Installation and Configuration
Provisioning and reconciliation
Installing predefined connectors
Transferring connectors from test to production
Chapter 11: OIM Configuration and Tasks
WebLogic Full Client (WLfullclient)
How to import/export/delete files using WebLogic MDS utilities
OIM password policy
Purge OIM cache
Managing OIM configuration
Changing OIM hostname and port number
Changing passwords related to OIM
Chapter 12: OAM Integration with Fusion Middleware and EBS R12
OAM Integration with Fusion Middleware
Integrating FMW with OAM for SSO
Integrate Oracle E-Business Suite with OAM
Chapter 13: Logging and Auditing for OIM/OAM
Logging methods
Remote Diagnostic Agent (RDA)

What You Will Learn

  • Get started by installing and configuring Oracle Identity and Access manager including high availability configuration.
  • Learn how to start-up and shutdown OIM/OAM using different methods like the command line and console.
  • Understand key files including configuration, logs and the directory structure which are useful in troubleshooting and configuration.
  • Master the integration and configuration of OIM with Oracle Internet Directory and Microsoft Active Directory using Pre-Built OIM Connectors
  • Learn to configure Logging and Auditing in OIM/OAM and store auditing data for reporting.
  • Get to grips with registering agents such as WebGate, AccessGate, and OSSO Agents with OAM Server using theAdministration Console and Remote Registration Tool
  • Gain knowledge to configure password policies, attributes, and scheduled tasks in OIM
  • Get step-by-step instructions for installing and configuring 11g/10g Webgates with Oracle HTTP Server 11g
  • Learn about Session Management in OAM 11g with various session data stores such as in-memory local cache and in-memory distributed cache managed

In Detail

Oracle Identity Management is intended to help organizations quickly and reliably manage information about users on multiple systems and applications. Regulatory Compliance and the desire to expose business applications over the Internet have made Identity and Access management skills particularly desirable in recent times. Oracle Access Manager is a recommended Single Sign-On solution for Fusion Middleware including WebCenter, SOA Suite, Portal, and E-Business Suite; more and more companies are implementing Oracle Access Manager. This book will guide you through the important administrative aspects of Identity Mangement.

Oracle Identity and Access Manager 11g for Administrators covers the complete day-to-day task of installing, configuring, and managing Oracle Access Manager and Oracle Identity Manager. This book covers everything an administrator needs during and after an Oracle Identity and Access Management implementation.

This book covers all aspects of the Oracle Identity and Access Management life cycle from administrator's point of view.

This book starts with an introduction into Oracle’s Identity and Access Management products touching all the products which are part of the Oracle Identity Management Suite. It then covers installation and the configuration of multiple OAM/OIM servers in clusters for resilience and high availability deployment for production deployments, creating Identity and Access Management Schemas, and configuring Identity Manager and Access Manager in detail. The book then dives into the important topic that is Oracle Identity Manager navigation, and covers integrating Oracle Identity Manager with Oracle Internet Directory and Microsoft Active Directory using OIM Connectors. Finally the book covers the important key topic for monitoring that is Logging and Auditing in OIM/OAM and configuring a dedicated database for Auditing.


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