Oracle AS Infrastructure & Identity Federation Installation (10.1.4.X)

–Oracle Identity Management is component of Fusion Middleware 
–Various products in Oracle IdM (Identity Management) Suite are
i) Oracle IdM Infrastructure and Oracle Identity Federation
ii) Oracle Access Manager
iii) Oracle Identity Manager
iv) Oracle Virtual Directory
v) Oracle Enterprise Single Sign-On Suite

In today’s post we will cover installation of Oracle Identity Federation and Oracle IdM (Identity Management)  Infrastructure  

— You can download 10.1.4.X version of Oracle IdM (Identity Management Suite) from Here.
— You use Oracle AS Infrastructure to install/integrate OID & SSO with Oracle E-Business Suite (11i/R12/12i)

Installing AS Infrastructure & Identity Federation
— You start Installation by running/executing runInstaller
(This is certified on Red Hat AS 4, 3, 2.1, Suse-9 or UnitedLinux-1.0 so if you are trying to install it on RHEL 4 or 3 you will get error message – must be redhat-Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS release 4, redhat-2.1, redhat-3, Suse-9 or UnitedLinux-1.0   Failer <<<<< to by pass this error use runInstaller -ignoreSysPrereqs)

— After Welcome page you ‘ll get two option to select
1. Oracle Identity Federation 10g
2. Oracle Application Server Infrastructure 10g 

Depending on your requirement you select option 1 or 2

1. 1 On selecting Identity Federation, you will further get two option
1.1.1) Basic
1.1.1 Oracle Identity Federation Basic Install– You provide Federation Server ID, Instance Name, ias_admin password and related details prompted by Installer
1.1.2 Oracle Identity Federation Advanced Install – In this option you get following option Federation Data in LDAP Server (LDAP Server should already be in place) Federation Transient Data in Database Virtual Addressing Option (For Virtual Host and CFC- Cold Failover Cluster)

— If you select option you have to provide Directory Server details in next screen (List of configurable Directory Server is – OID, Microsoft AD or Sun Java System Directory Server )
— If you select option you have to provide connection details for database
— If you select option you have to provide Virtual Hostname details

2.1 On selecting Oracle Application Server Infrastructure 10g
You will get three option
2.1.1) Identity Management and Metadata Repository
2.1.2) Identity Management
2.1.3) Metadata Repository

You select MR or IM (2.1.2 or 2.1.3) if you wish to
–Install database & oid/sso process on different node
–Install oid/sso in existing database
–Use RAC database to store OID/SSO data

for option 2.1.1) & 2.1.2) you get following option
i) Oracle HTTP Server (This is selected by default and you can’t deselect it)
ii) Oracle Application Server Container for J2EE (This is selected by default and you can’t deselect it)
iii) Oracle Internet Directory (Selected by default and you have option to deselect it)
iv) Oracle Application Server Single Sign-on  (Selected by default and you have option to deselect it)
v) Oracle Application Server Delegated Administrative Services  (Selected by default and you have option to deselect it)
vi) Oracle Directory Integration Platform  (Selected by default with option to deselect it)
vii) Oracle Application Server Certifying Authority (Unselected by default with option to deselect it)
viii) High Availability and Replication  (Unselected by default with option to deselect it)

If you select High Availability Option you get options to select from
viii.A) Virtual Host (Use this if you wish to use ASGuard, load balancer infront of OID & SSO)
viii.B) OracleAS Cluster (Identity Management) (Use this if you need Active-Active OID node)
viii.C) Replication (Use this if you wish to configure OID Replication)

Note * If you select OracleAS Cluster, in previous screen you should select only Identity Management (Not IM+MR)

If you select viii.C) Replication you have following kind of OID Replication option
a) One Way LDAP replication (Replication uses ldap command)
b) Two Way LDAP replication (Replication uses ldap command)
c)  Advanced Replication   (Multimaster Replication- Uses database replication feature)

*Change in SSO URL from to 10.1.4.X
In 10.1.2.X – http:// hostname.domainname:port/pls/orasso
In 10.1.4.X – http:// hostname.domainname:port/sso

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3 comments says February 9, 2008

post DBA

baaz says September 25, 2009


How can OIF be used with Apache (2.0.55) as proxy in front?

Do you have any experience or tips with regards to that?

Morkel says June 6, 2011


How to provide single sign on, to a sample application..using oracle identity federation 10g and i am using federation data store as microsoft ad2003

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