Installation of Oracle Identity Management (OID/OVD/ODSM/OIF) 11gR1( – Part 1

This post covers installation of OID/OVD 11gR1 ( that will be used as user repository (Identity Store) for our Oracle Access Manager (OAM) 11gR2 Admin Training (training starts on 3rd May and fee is 699 USD). If you are new to Oracle Identity & Access Management then first check Identity Management Products from Oracle


1. Download Software

1.1 Download OID/OVD software (Identity Management from here


1.2 Download WebLogic 10.3.6

1.3 Download JDK 1.6+

1.4 Download and install Database (used to hold OID/ODSM schema).
Note: Database installation is not covered in this post

2. OID/OVD Installation Documentation is available here 


OID/OVD Installation Steps 
1. Install JDK 1.6 or higher ( In my case JDK 1.7 update 51 is installed at /usr/java/jdk1.7.0_51 )
2. Install WebLogic Server 10.3.6 (This step will create MW_HOME, WL_HOME, Coherence Home)
where MW_HOME is middleware Home  and WL_HOME is WebLogic Home
2.1 Start WebLogic Installer as
# cd /stage/oracle/weblogic/10.3.6 (This is the directory where WebLogic 10.3.6 jar file is downloaded)
# /usr/java/jdk1.7.0_51/bin/java -jar -d64 wls1036_generic.jar
2.2 On Choose Middleware Home Directory provide directory where you want to define MW_HOME (I am using MW_HOME as /oracle/apps/1z0479)


2.3 On Install Type choose Typical


2.4  Verify Product Installation directory and click next 


2.5 Uncheck Run Quickstart and finish installation



Note: This finishes WebLogic Server installation and creates following HOME directories
  • MW_HOME : Middleware Home
  • WL_HOME : WebLogic Home
  • COHERENCE_HOME : Coherence Home
File system for MW_HOME (after WebLogic Server installation) should look like


In next post I’ll cover installation of OID/OVD (IDM) software so stay tuned !!


You can register for our Oracle Access Manager (OAM) 11gR2 Admin Training (Fee is 699 USD), Contact Us if you have any queries regarding training or Oracle Identity & Access Management.

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