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Error: You are not authorized to configure this web server

When installing the webgate for Oracle Access Manager (OAM), there’s a step you have to run to edit the httpd.conf file: [WG_HOME]/webgate/apache/tools/setup/InstallTools/EditHttpConf If you see this error, there’s an easy fix for you: Error: You are not authorized to configure this web server All you need to do is edit the httpd.conf file manually and…


Oracle Identity and Access Management 11gR2 PS3 (Patch Set 3) Released

OIAM 11GR2PS3 is out!

Here’s the docs:

You can get all the software from

Don’t have time to delve into it all now, that’ll come later =)

.: Adam


SSL Timeouts with Load Balancers after OAM Upgrade to 11gR2PS2

Pulling from some archival problems I’ve had in the past, I figured I should share them and their solutions here in case others are racking their brains on them. A while back I upgraded an OAM 11gR2 ( environment to OAM 11gR2PS2 ( and everything stopped working. More specifically, when I would send a request…


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

Wow, that’s a long title. =) My buddy Alex over at 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…


Oracle Home vs. Middleware Home vs. Weblogic Home

A lot of people that are thrown into the fire of Oracle’s wonderful documentation of installing OIM / OAM / OID etc tend to get the ORACLE_HOME and MW_HOME variables mixed up. Here’s a nice graphic to help out: