Upgrading OAM (Oracle Access Manager)

Billy Mouse Tech Stuff

O A What?

Oracle Access Manager (OAM) is a software package that makes sure that only folks who should have access to other software can get in. When you try to connect to something that is protected by OAM, OAM will make sure that you’re signed in with an account that is allowed to access the software. If you’re not signed in, OAM will give you a chance to sign in. Once you are signed in, OAM will verify that your account has access rights to the software.
We’d been running OAM to protectOracle E-Business Suite (EBS) and our home grown apps (HGA).

OAM is comprised of several Oracle products: the OAM base code itself; Oracle Identity Manager (OID) a directory that holds user accounts; Oracle HTTP Server (OHS) a web server; and Oracle Weblogic Server (OWLS), a platform for the Java language environment. I’ve been calling this the OMG…

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