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OAM PS3 State-of-the-art

Fri, 2015-08-14 07:25
An attempt to run OAM 11G Release 2 PS3 on Oracle Linux 6.7, WLS 12C, RDBMS 12C. Install Linux Pretty straightforward. Used Oracle 6.7, as 7 is not certified. Create a 200MB /boot, and an LVM for /, both ext4. Install just the server. Deselect *all* options, just X system and X legacy support (the OUI needs it). Some 566 packages will get installed. Make sure it boots, and the network starts. Frank

OAM PS3 - continued

Wed, 2015-07-08 07:12
Allow auto start (production mode) for your scripts: cd /oracle/user_projects/domains/oam_domain/servers mkdir -p oam_server1/security mkdir -p omsm_server1/security mkdir -p oam_policy_mgr1/security vi oam_server1/security/ cp oam_server1/security/ omsm_server1/security/ cp oam_server1/security/ oam_policy_mgr1/security/ You can now use command line Frank

refhost.xml kludge is fixed

Mon, 2015-06-15 06:50
No More missing packages I wrote several times about manually editing refhost.xml. There's not need for it, just apply Patch 18231786.Frank

Wrong Java version on Unified Directory Server

Mon, 2015-06-08 07:09
Wrong version Java After losing the battle with the OS guys for control over java, I keep stumbling upon environments that have wrong java versions due to the fact java is installed in /usr/java, or /usr/bin.In such cases, this is the result:which java /usr/bin/java As I do not have control over /usr/bin, I install java in /oracle/middleware/java, so I would like which java /oracle/middleware/Frank


Wed, 2015-06-03 09:42
Identity and Access Management Patch Set 3 It has been launched last week. I have seen it in March, during a partner event in Paris, and there are quite a few changes and improvements to get exited about. Install over previous (not upgrade) I cloned my PS2 OAM machine, and the plan is to get PS3 running asap. So, I fire up the V11.1.1.9 RCU, and drop the existing schemas. Next, rerun the Frank

Access Denied - Access to administration console is restricted

Thu, 2015-05-07 06:56
Access Denied - Access to administration console is restricted. Ran into it, today. Again. This time, I'll make a proper blog entry, not like this one... This time, I actually did follow my own advice, but for the fact, I now am working in a multi-homed WebLogic environment - I simply pasted the wrong WLS home... Frank

Retrieving OAM keystore password

Mon, 2015-03-30 04:12
How to retrieve the password of OAM keystore If you ever need it; the password of the default OAM keystore password (which is generated) can be retrieved using: cd /oracle/middleware/oracle_common/common/bin ./ connect(); domainRuntime() listCred(map="OAM_STORE",key="jks") Would you like to change it, use resetKeystorePassword() Frank

BEA-090898 during PlugIn activation in clusters

Wed, 2015-03-18 09:42
Be Secure I did not mention it in my not so "OAM-in-a-day" entry, but when you run a clustered environment, make sure to set the "Secure" flag on the AdminServer and Managed Server configuration screens. It does have more impact that setting the "Use JSSE" flag on the SSL/Advanced section of the Weblogic console, but when you failed to do so, that's one place to correct it. Why? No particular Frank

OAM 11GR2PS2 in a day

Wed, 2015-03-04 10:40
Get Access Manager 11gRel2 PS2 installed in a day Goal is to get OAM installed and configured in a day - with full control; that is without using the Installation Wizard. Virtual Box Start with Virtual Box. Allow plenty of memory (10GB), and disk (120GB). Attach V33411-01.iso (Oracle Server V6.3) to the CD, and boot. Minimal (not Basic server!) install, configure network with static IP Frank

Je suis Charlie

Fri, 2015-01-09 03:34
Je suis Charlie Bien sûr, moi aussi, je suis Charlie, moi.Frank

Dumb... no module named dom during

Fri, 2014-11-21 02:24
ImportError: no module named dom This error suddenly appeared in two OAM environments, during startup of the stack, more specifically, weblogic startup ( The complete stack is: $DOMAIN_HOME/ CLASSPATH=/oracle/middleware/patch_wls1036/profiles/default/sys_manifest_classpath/weblogic_patch.jar:/oracle/middleware/jdk1.7.0_45/lib/tools.jar:/oracle/Frank

Latest OAM certified against EBS

Fri, 2014-09-26 04:22
OAM certified EBS This blog entry shows OAM 11G Rel 2 PS2 (a.k.a. is certified against the Oracle e-Business suite 11 and 12 as of February 2014. Just in case you missed it, like me. Oracle e-business and SSO using OAMThe blog entry also references a series of articles on how to do e-Business Suite SSO using OAM.Frank

Access Management Alternatives (Part II): OpenDJ for LDAP, EUS and TNSNames

Wed, 2014-09-24 05:43
Directory Service: OpenDJ Installation has been described in a previous part. The question now is to make OpenDJ Oracle compatible, so that it can be used with EUS and TNS names resolution. In fact, I want to be able to install and use TNS Name resolution and Enterprise User Security (EUS) as done before. Clues One clue was already mentioned, the appearance of $ORACLE_HOME/config/EUS/Frank

Private Storage

Wed, 2014-09-24 05:20
Just a little project I just happened to be upgrading my workstation, and was left with some spare parts. I had some memory modules, an old P5 motherboard, and several AT-style enclosures. Also, I noticed my trusty Synology Diskstation began needing some larger disks. Or maybe it was time to replace it all together? Keeping up indexing my music and photos seems to become quite a daunting task, Frank

HTTP-404 on /oamconsole

Mon, 2014-04-07 08:35
WeblogicHost versus WeblogicCluster Despite the fact, the oamconsole can not be clustered, it has to be "clustered". If you ever find yourself in a scenario, where your configure a webgate in front of your OAM Console, make sure you configure it like ############################################## ## Entries Required by Oracle Access Manager ############################################## # OAM Frank

OAMSSA-06252 after patching

Sun, 2014-04-06 05:01
Once upon a time.. you had a working environment with WebLogic, Access and Identity Management (or Discoverer, or ...) and all of a sudden things start failing. Symptoms You notice the dreaded OAMSSA-06252 (Policy Store not Available) while starting up, and start fearing the worst. Also, it seems as-if you cannot login to OAM management console anymore; your credentials are accepted, but you Frank

Customized pages with Distributed Credential Collector (DCC)

Mon, 2014-03-31 13:29
One of the worst documented areas in OAM; customizing pages with DCC. One revelation: you must use when you want to work, as seems to build the "Callback URL" list, that uses to destroy the session cookies. Update sept 2014This blog entry of the ATeam looks promising: part two is on how to customize DCC login pages.Frank

Access Management alternatives (Part 1: Directory Services)

Wed, 2014-03-26 08:18
Intro At the governmental institute that hired me, I'm working hard to get the full Oracle Identity and Access Management (IAM) stack implemented. A colleague suggested OpenIAM, which -at closer look- turns out to be a fork of what I believe to be the origin of the Oracle stack, Sun's OpenSSO. So, I started at looking at this stack, which is available from ForgeRock. Let's start with the basis: Frank

Check this out: IAM 11G Rel2 V8

Wed, 2014-02-12 02:45
Oracle lanched Identity and Access management 11G Release 2, Version 8 (also known as V11. two weeks ago. You should check it out. Some reasons why: Installation is so much easier Installation is error proof (the "just MUST run configuresecurity first, or redo all" error can not occur. Tested it) The interface (OAM Console) has had a major overhaul. It responds faster and is more Frank

Identity Management 11G Rel 2: RCU

Wed, 2013-10-30 10:05
Repository Creation Utility Running the Repository Creation Utility (RCU) for Linux is troublesome for some reasons. One of the reasons is it is 32-bits software, whereas the Linux platforms now are predominantly 64 bits. The other is java... Running it off my Ubuntu LTS host, using linux32 ./bin/rcu" resulted in the following error: frank@ubuntu64:~/Downloads/rcuHome$ linux32 ./bin/rcu ./Frank