Oracle IAM installation changes in 11gR2 PS2 (


I mentioned about availability of Oracle Identity & Access Management version 11gR2 PS2 (

This post covers changes in installation from previous version of these components (OIM, OAM, OAAM, OES, OPAM) i.e.

a) 11gR1 –,,
b) 11gR2 –,


Installation steps are more or less same as 11gR1 or 11gR2 (including PS1) with following additional steps

1. You must upgrade the OPSS schema (XXX_OPSS) from to

Note: When you create OPSS schema using RCU, OPSS schema version is . You must upgrade OPSS schema from to using Patch Set Assistant (PSA) 

2. You must configure security store to database (

Note 1: By default security store (credential & policy store) is in XML file and this step migrates it to database in OPSS schema.

Note 2: This step is also required in 11gR2 and PS1 ( &

Note 3: In 11gR1 (, policy store could be set to either in XML, OID, or Oracle Database .


3. You can deploy IAM in 11gR2 PS 2 using IAM Lifecycle Tools (idmlcm) More information here (Deploying IAM using IDMLCM is optional)

Note: Deployment of IAM using IAM Lifecycle Management Tool (idmlcm) is mainly for Oracle Fusion Applications


High Level installation Steps of IAM 11gR2 PS2 (

  • Install JDK 1.6
  • Install WebLogic 10.3.6
  • Install IAM
  • Create Schema in database using RCU
  • Install SOA (Only if you are installing OIM)
  • Configure WebLogic Domain and select components (OIM, OAM, OES, OPAM, OAAM )
  • Upgrade OPSS
  • Configure Database Security Store
  • Configure OIM (If you are planning to use OIM)
  • Start Services


Here is installation guides for IAM 11gR2 PS2 (

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Philipp says January 31, 2014

Thank you, Atul!

Dmitry says February 3, 2014

You forgot about SOA mandatory patches in High Level installation Steps of IAM 11gR2 PS2 (

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Vishnu Reddy says October 15, 2014

Hi Atul,

We are going to upgrade OAM 11g server.Kindly post the document for upgrafing OAM 11g R2 to OAM 11g R2 PS2.

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