A Credential Mapping provider allows WebLogic Server to log into a
remote system on behalf of a subject that has already been
authenticated. You must have one Credential Mapping provider in a
security realm, and you can configure multiple Credential Mapping
providers in a security realm.
WebLogic Server includes
the following Credential Mapping providers:
the WebLogic Credential Mapping
provider, which is the standard Credential Mapping provider for
the WebLogic Security Framework. Note that the Administration
Console refers to the WebLogic Credential Mapping provider as the
Default Credential Mapper.
the PKI Credential Mapping provider.
the SAML Credential Mapping provider.
To configure a Credential
If you have not already done so, in the Change Center of the Administration Console, click Lock & Edit (see Use the Change Center).
In the left pane, select Security Realms
and click the name of the realm you are configuring (for example,
Providers > Credential Mapping.
The Credential Mapping Providers table lists the Credential
Mapping providers configured in this security realm.
The Create a New Credential Mapping Provider
Name field, enter a name for the Credential
From the Type drop-down list, select the
type of the Credential Mapping provider and click
Select Providers > Credential Mapping
and click the name of the new Credential Mapping provider to complete
Select Configuration >
Provider Specific and set the desired
Save to save your changes.
Change Center, click Activate Changes and then
restart WebLogic Server.