Oracle Identity Management 11gR2 Deployment Wizard with Amazon EC2 Setup Walkthrough

Wow, that’s a long title. =) My buddy Alex over at IDM.guru recently put up a posting about how to use the new Oracle Identity Management Deployment wizard to do the entire Fusion Middleware stack as basically a silent install. It’s pretty awesome. For most of us though, running these things locally consumes a massive…


Quick Test For Intermittent Web Issues

Do you work with load balancers with an Identity Management SSO solution? Yes? Then… IT’S ALL YOUR FAULT! Well, not really. But whenever a user can’t get to their app, they’ll immediately blame you for it =) A problem that I deal with time and time again is the problem of a load balancer failing,…


Allow Users to Bookmark an OAM Login Form URL

Here’s a scenario that everyone with Oracle Access Manager (OAM 11g) faces: Your enterprise utilizes OAM’s form login authentication scheme. Why? Because 99.9% of the population knows how to handle it. So a user makes a request for http://www.yourcompany.com/badAssWebSite.html and they then get redirected to http://sso.mycompany.com/technically/formatted/url/that/a/MaNaGeR/decides/form.html And what does a normal person think? “Hey! I…