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Oracle® Fusion Middleware Securing Oracle WebLogic Server
11g Release 1 (10.3.1)

Part Number E13707-02
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1 Introduction and Roadmap

The following sections describe the contents and organization of this guide, Securing WebLogic Server, as well as new and changed security features in this release.

Document Scope

This document explains how to configure WebLogic Server security, including settings for security realms, providers, identity and trust, SSL, and Compatibility security. See Related Information for a description of other WebLogic security documentation.

Document Audience

This document is intended for the following audiences:

Guide to This Document

This document is organized as follows:

Related Information

The following Oracle Oracle Fusion Middleware documents contain information that is relevant to the WebLogic Security Service:

Security Samples and Tutorials

In addition to the documents listed in Related Information, Oracle provides a variety of code samples for developers, some packaged with WebLogic Server and others available at the Oracle Technology Network (OTN) at

Security Examples in the WebLogic Server Distribution

WebLogic Server optionally installs API code examples in WL_HOME\samples\server\examples\src\examples\security, where WL_HOME is the top-level directory of your WebLogic Server installation. You can start the examples server, and obtain information about the samples and how to run them from the WebLogic Server Start menu.

The following examples illustrate WebLogic security features:

  • Java Authentication and Authorization Service

  • Outbound and Two-way SSL

New and Changed Security Features

Two new LDAP authentication providers have been added to WebLogic Server—the Oracle Internet Directory LDAP Authentication Provider and the Oracle Virtual Directory LDAP Authentication Provider. For information about these new security providers, see Configuring LDAP Authentication Providers.

For a comprehensive listing of the new WebLogic Server features introduced in this release, see Oracle Fusion Middleware What's New in Oracle WebLogic Server.