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…


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:


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,…


Changing OAM Log Levels

I’m posting this more for quick reference than anything else =) cd $ORACLE_HOME/common/bin ./wlst.sh wls:/offline> connect() Please enter your username [weblogic] :weblogic Please enter your password [welcome1] :Welcome1 Please enter your server URL [t3://localhost:7001] :t3://oamadminserver.oracle.com:7001 To list the current log level: wls:/oam_domain/serverConfig> listLoggers(pattern=”oracle.oam.*”,target=”oam_server1″) To change the loglevel: wls:/oam_domain/serverConfig> domainRuntime() wls:/oam_domain/serverConfig> setLogLevel(logger=”oracle.oam”,level=”TRACE:1″, persist=”0″, target=”oam_server1″) (persist makes…


Awesome IDM Blog

Found another great IDM resource blog today. Writing it up here so everyone else can check it out and so that I don’t forget the URL =) http://www.iamidm.com/ It’s important to put in the www’s. Looks like his DNS isn’t setup without it. Maybe it’s to keep the place a secret! lol Anyway, lots of…


OAM & OIM 11gR2 Full Walkthrough Video

Here it is! The big mama-jama… This is the complete video walkthrough for Oracle Access Manager 11gR2 and Oracle Identity Manager 11gR2. By “complete” I mean, I start with a blank Virtual Machine (VM) and build up from there until login of the apps =) This video includes the installation of: – Oracle Enterprise Linux…


Complete OIM/OAM 11gR2 Installation Walkthrough Teaser

*Un-B0rked Version* =) While the hour and a half video renders down, gets uploaded and the rendered for streaming, here’s a teaser that makes what we do look waaaaaay cooler than any of us ever thought possible. LOL. Gotta love iMovie! I strongly suggest you watch with in HD, full screen with the volume CRANKED!…