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Oracle® Fusion Middleware Administrator's Guide for Oracle Identity Manager
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27 Securing a Deployment

Securing an Oracle Identity Manager deployment is achieved through authorization and hardening. Authorization controls the access to various components. Hardening secures the components from potential security threats.

Table 27-1 lists the various topics that you can refer for information about securing an Oracle Identity Manager deployment:

Table 27-1 Securing a Deployment

Topic Topic Type Information Covered

"Managing Scheduled Tasks"

Hardening

Scheduled tasks and scheduled jobs. Ensure that only required scheduled tasks are enabled.

"System Properties in Oracle Identity Manager"

Hardening

System properties related to system behavior. Ensure that password policies and challenge questions and answers are defined.

"Creating the User Account for Installing Connectors"

Hardening

Specific permissions required to install connectors.

"Enabling Secure Cookies"

Hardening

Enabling Oracle Identity Manager to work over SSL.

"Enabling SSL Between Identity Virtualization Library (libOVD) and the Directory Server"

Hardening

Instructions specific to Microsoft Active Directory, iPanet Directory Server, and Oracle Internet Directory for Identity Virtualization Library (libOVD)

"Configuring LDAP Authentication When LDAP Synchronization is Enabled"

Hardening

Enabling LDAP authentication.

"URL Changes Related to Oracle Identity Manager"

Hardening

Steps to make the corresponding changes in Oracle Identity Manager and Oracle WebLogic configuration for any change in the integrated and dependent applications

"Password Changes Related to Oracle Identity Manager"

Hardening

Steps to make the changes to the password in Oracle Identity Manger and Oracle WebLogic configuration for any change in the dependent or integrated products.

"Configuring SSL for Oracle Identity Manager"

Hardening

Securing Oracle Identity Manager by configuring SSL.

"Managing Password Policies"

Hardening

Password policy configuration.

"Adding the Trust Relation"

Hardening

Remote Manager SSL configuration.

"Configuring the Remote Manager by Using Your Own Certificate"

Hardening

Remote Manager configuration by using your own certificate instead of the default Oracle Identity Manager certificate.

"OES Integration"

Authorization

Reconciliation event access.

"Check Permissions for Roles"

Authorization

Permissions for role while importing and exporting roles. Check for any errors in setting data object permissions if data object is missing.

"User Management Authorization" in the Oracle Fusion Middleware User's Guide for Oracle Identity Manager

Authorization

Authorization of user management operations.

"Role Membership Inheritance" in the Oracle Fusion Middleware User's Guide for Oracle Identity Manager

Authorization

Inheritance of role by membership.

"Role Permission Inheritance" in the Oracle Fusion Middleware User's Guide for Oracle Identity Manager

Authorization

Inheritance of role by permissions.

"Default Roles" in the Oracle Fusion Middleware User's Guide for Oracle Identity Manager

Authorization

Predefined roles in Oracle Identity Manager.

"Updating Data Object Permissions" in the Oracle Fusion Middleware User's Guide for Oracle Identity Manager

Authorization

Data object permissions at the role level.

"Managing Authorization for Roles" in the Oracle Fusion Middleware User's Guide for Oracle Identity Manager

Authorization

Authorization for role management operations.

"Managing Administrative Roles" in the Oracle Fusion Middleware User's Guide for Oracle Identity Manager

Authorization

Organization administration roles.

"Managing Permitted Resources" in the Oracle Fusion Middleware User's Guide for Oracle Identity Manager

Authorization

Steps to assign and update permitted resources to the users of selected organizations.

"Organization Management Authorization" in the Oracle Fusion Middleware User's Guide for Oracle Identity Manager

Authorization

Authorization of organization management operations.

"Managing Authorization Policies" in the Oracle Fusion Middleware User's Guide for Oracle Identity Manager

Authorization

Using authorization policies to secure Oracle Identity Manager deployment.


See Also:

Oracle Fusion Middleware Installation Guide for Oracle Identity Management and Oracle Fusion Middleware Enterprise Deployment Guide for Oracle Identity Management for information about Oracle Identity Management software integrations and related security aspects