|Oracle® Access Manager Developer Guide
Part Number B25346-01
This Oracle Access Manager Developer Guide explains how to write custom applications and plug-ins to perform Identity System functions programmatically, to create custom AccessGates that protect non-Web-based resources, and to be able to perform other Access System functions programmatically.
Note:Oracle Access Manager was previously known as Oblix NetPoint. Many functions and paths described in this document still reflect the older product names.
This Preface covers the following topics:
This guide is intended for intended for Master Administrators assigned during installation and setup, as well as Master Identity Administrators and Delegated Identity Administrators. Administrators configure the rights and tasks available to other administrators and end users.
This guide assumes that you are familiar with your LDAP directory and Web servers, as well as Oracle Access Manager.
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For more information, see the following documents in the Oracle Access Manager Release 10g (10.1.4.0.1) documentation set:
Oracle Access Manager Introduction—Provides an introduction to Oracle Access Manager, a road map to the manuals, and a glossary of terms.
Oracle Application Server Release Notes—Read these for the latest Oracle Access Manager updates. The release notes are available with the platform-specific documentation. The most current version of the release notes is available on Oracle Technology Network at:
Oracle Access Manager Installation Guide—Describes how to install and set up the Oracle Access Manager components.
Oracle Access Manager Identity and Common Administration Guide—Explains how to configure Identity System applications to display information about users, groups, and organizations; how to assign permissions to users to view and modify the data that is displayed in the Identity System applications; and how to configure workflows that link together Identity application functions, for example, adding basic information about a user, providing additional information about the user, and approving the new user entry, into a chain of automatically performed steps. This book also describes administration functions that are common to the Identity and Access Systems, for example, directory profile configuration, password policy configuration, logging, and auditing.
Oracle Access Manager Access Administration Guide—Describes how to protect resources by defining policy domains, authentication schemes, and authorization schemes; how to allow users to access multiple resources with a single login by configuring single- and multi-domain single sign-on; and how to design custom login forms. This book also describes how to set up and administer the Access System.
Oracle Access Manager Deployment Guide—Provides information for people who plan and manage the environment in which Oracle Access Manager runs. This guide covers capacity planning, system tuning, failover, load balancing, caching, and migration planning.
Oracle Access Manager Integration Guide—Explains how to set up Oracle Access Manager to run with third-party products such as BEA WebLogic, the Plumtree portal, and IBM Websphere.
Oracle Access Manager Schema Description—Provides details about the schema.
Also, read the Oracle Application Server Release Notes for the latest updates. The release notes are available with the platform-specific documentation. The most current version of the release notes is available on Oracle Technology Network (
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