Category Archives for oam

Error while starting OAM WebLogic Servers “Policy store update operations are not allowed, system is write protected”

I’ve come across an issue in OAM 11g R2 PS2 environment. Multi Data Center is also being setup with one DC as Master and other DC as Clone. After configuring the Clone DC using T2P commands and running few WLST commands to accomplish MDC setup, the below errors were seen while starting the OAM WebLogic […]

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Securing ObFormLoginCookie in OAM 10g

We usually secure ObSSOCookie to pass this cookie in SSL environment and to avoid non-SSL applications to access. This is a very good feature to improve security in OAM. However if you also want to secure ObFormLoginCookie although you don’t find any sensitive information in this cookie, you can do so. Securing ObFormLoginCookie will allow […]

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Disable IAMSuiteAgent

This post will give an insight into IAMSuiteAgent and how to disable it? IAMSuiteAgent is a pre-built Java agent that comes with OAM 11g by default. Few important points of IAMSuiteAgent are: The IAMSuiteAgent is a domain-wide agent: Once Access Manager is deployed, the IAMSuiteAgent is installed on every server in the domain Unless disabled, […]

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addPartnerForMultiDataCentre is not updating MDC partners in oam-config.xml in OAM 11g R2 PS2

In OAM 11g R2 PS2, I was working on Multi Data Center setup by following the documentation. I had to run the WLST command addPartnerForMultiDataCentre by giving partnerInfo.properties file as input. What does this command do? In MDC, when the failover happens from DC1 to DC2, all the webgate requests will be routed to DC2 […]

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oracle.oam.EnableMDCReplication property in OAM 11gR2 MDC

If you are working on Multi Data Center in OAM 11g R2 PS2, you would encounter the issue of updating the oracle.oam.EnableMDCReplication flag to true as per the Oracle Documentation link. However the document does not specify where to change this property. Here is what you need to do: Goto WebLogic Domain directory. Take backup […]

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Updating SUN IdM 6.0 to IdM 7.1

1 Updating SUN IdM 6.0 to IdM 7.1 Pre Installation Tasks NOTE: 1. All the steps should be executed only on one Prod jvm. 2. Before executing any steps, please go through all the steps in the document. 3. All the steps must be executed with IdM Upgrade Team. Screen share (Net Meeting) is required […]

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OIM-OAM-OAAM integration – Account Lockout in OAM obLoginTryCount , oblockouttime, MaxRetryLimit

When you integrate OIM with OAM (and optionally OAAM) then user logon to OIM via OAM is locked by OAM after 5 continuous failed attempts. This post covers what happens behind the scene, how account lockout happens in OAM and how to unlock this. Note: When an account gets locked in OAM (via attribute obLogintryCount […]

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Forgot Password link on OAM Login Page

  When you integrate OAM with OIM (more here ), You see three links “Forgot Password” , “Register New Account” , and “Track User Registration” .   Where is this configuration stored and how to change Forgot Password link to some other password management application ?   These links are defied in OAM configuration file i.e. $DOMAIN_HOME/config/fmwconfig/oam-config.xml […]

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OAM 11g : How to change Security Mode (OPEN, SIMPLE, CERT) – WebGate to Access Server Communication

Oracle Access Manager (OAM) Servers can run in one of three security modes OPEN, SIMPLE, or CERT To know more about Oracle Access Manager 11g check my book on Amazon or for Integration of OAM with E-Business Suite (R12) for Single Sing-On check my eBook (co-author Neha Mittal) WegGate is a Policy Enforcement Point (PEP) deployed […]

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Multiple OAM 11g Installations on Same Server

Recently i was  trying to have another instance of OAM on a server which already had a OAM instance up and running. Even though we change the default OAM port 14100 to different value during installation of second OAM, during the startup oam managed servers failed with errors as below:- <Jun 25, 2012 11:30:10 AM […]

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