OIM Design Console is standalone java application running at client PC and interacting with OIM Server. OIM Design Console & OIM Administration console are part of presentation layer in OIM Architecture. More on OIM 9.X Architecture here

OIM Design Console is mainly used for User Management, Resource Management and Process Management  

Key points for OIM Design Console Installation

  • OIM Design console is certified only for Windows (OIM console is NOT certified  on Linux/Unix, though it is possible to install OIM design console on Linux/Unix using jar file . Check Oracle My Support Note : 466390.1 )
  • OIM Server should be installed before configuring OIM design console
  • JRE (1.6 minimum) should already be installed on windows machine on which you are going to install OIM Design Console
  • Make a note of following details of your OIM Server
    a) Application Server on which OIM Server is running – WebLogic, IBM WebSphere or JBOSS
    b) Host Name and Port Number of Application Server on which OIM Server is running
    c) Host Name and Port Number of Web Server configured in front of OIM Server (if NO Web Server is running then use hostname and port number of application server)
  • Note down  OIM Server super user (xelsysadm) and Password

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  • Download Oracle Identity Manager 9.1.0.1 from here
  • Start Installation by double clicking setup_client.exe

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