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Oracle® Fusion Middleware Administrator's Guide for Oracle Access Manager
11g Release 1 (11.1.1)

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What's New

This section describes new features of the Oracle Access Manager 11g Release 1 (11.1.1).

Product and Component Name Changes

The original product name, Oblix NetPoint, was changed to Oracle Access Manager and OAM 7.x releases were available from Oracle as part of Oracle Application Server 10g Release 2 (10.1.2).

Many component names remain the same. However, there are several important changes that you should know about, as shown in the following table:

OAM 10g OAM 11g
Deployment Stand alone server Deployed in a container
Component Names Access Server

Policy Manager



Identity Server


OAM Server

OAM Administration Console

OAM Agent

OAM Agent



Agents WebGate


OAM Agent

OAM Agent

Console Names Policy Manager

Identity System Console

Access System Console

OAM Administration Console



Directory Profiles Directory Profiles User-Identity Stores
Identity Administration Identity Server Identity agnostic (Oracle Identity Manager 11g is used by default)
Administrators Master Administrator

Master Identity Administrator

Master Access Administrator

Delegated Administrators

OAM Administrator




Agent and partner application registration N/A OAM Administration Console

Remote registration tool provides automated Agent registration and application domain creation with default security policies

Automated creation of OAM 10g form-based authentication scheme, policy domain, access policies, and WebGate profile for the Identity Asserter for single sign-on OAMCfgTool

Platform-agnostic tool and scripts

Configuration Store LDAP XML file
Policy Store LDAP XML file or RDBMS
Policy Model Open (default allow) Closed (default deny)
Policy Domain Policy Domain Application Domain
Session management Stateless, stored in a cookie Stateful, stored on the server
Authentication to LDAP LDAP defined system wide LDAP defined in an authentication scheme
Resource Types Resource Type Resource Type
Resources Resource Resource
Host Identifiers Host Identifiers Host Identifiers
Authentication Authentication

Authentication Scheme

Authentication Plug-ins

Authentication Rule


Authentication Scheme

Authentication Modules

Authentication Policy

Authorization Authorization

Authorization Rule

Authorization Expression



Authorization Policy

Actions Actions Responses
Software Developer Kit Access Manager SDK Access Manager SDK
Access Protocol NetPoint Access Protocol (NAP) Oracle Access Protocol (OAP)
Access Protocol port number 6021 5575 (assigned by the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA))

New Features for Release 11g Release 1 (11.1.1)

See Chapter 1, "Introduction to Oracle Access Manager 11g and Administration"