|Oracle® Access Manager Identity and Common Administration Guide
Part Number E12489-01
There are two administration guides for Oracle Access Manager. This book, Oracle Access Manager Identity and Common Administration Guide, provides information on configuring Oracle Access Manager to read and make use of data in your directory, configuring Identity applications to display directory data, assigning read and write permissions to users, and defining workflows that link together Identity application functions into a sequence of automatically initiated steps. This guide also describes functionality that is common to both the Access System and Identity System. Common functionality includes configuring directory servers and password policies.
Note:Oracle Access Manager was previously known as Oblix NetPoint. Some items, such as schema objects, paths, and so on might still use the term "oblix" or "NetPoint."
This Preface covers the following topics:
This guide is intended for the administrators assigned during Oracle Access Manager installation and setup, and Master Identity Administrators and Delegated Identity Administrators. Administrators configure the rights and tasks available to other administrators and end users. A Master Administrator, the highest level administrator, is selected during Identity System setup. This administrator delegates responsibilities to other administrators, as described in this book.
This document assumes that you are familiar with your LDAP directory and Web servers.
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For more information, see the following documents in the latest Oracle Access Manager 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 Access Manager Release Notes—Read these for the latest Oracle Access Manager information.
Oracle Access Manager Patchset Notes Release 10.1.4 Patchset 2 (10.1.4.3.0) For All Supported Operating Systems—Read this document if you want to apply the 10g (10.1.4.3) patch set to an existing 10g (10.1.4.2.0) deployment. It includes a list of enhancements, bug fixes, and known issues related to the patch set.
Oracle Access Manager Installation Guide—Explains how to prepare for, install, and set up each Oracle Access Manager component.
Oracle Access Manager Upgrade Guide—Explains how to upgrade earlier releases to the latest major Oracle Access Manager release using either the in-place component upgrade method or the zero downtime method.
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 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 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 other Oracle and third-party products.
Oracle Access Manager Schema Description—Provides details about the schema.
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