Category Archives: Oracle Identity Manager

Oracle IDM 11g R2 PS3: What’s new ??

Self Service and End User empowerment Simplified Self Service UI Better look and feel. More intuitive. Modern skin/widgets       Guided Access Catalog Easier for end users. Displays steps to be performed much like e-commerce web sites     … Continue reading

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True IDaaS . . . .

Pondering over the current state of IDaaS…… So what’s IDaaS to begin with ?? This post is not dedicated to defining IDaaS in depth. There are loads of other material you can read up if you are just interested in … Continue reading

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I know you love purging the OIM cache ;-)

I know you love PurgeCache.sh – even if you don’t, aren’t you curious about what it does ? Oracle IDM uses OSCache from the OpenSymphony project for in memory caching of objects in order to avoid repetitive calls to database … Continue reading

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Approval specific web services in Oracle IDM

This is quick post with regards to the web service endpoints which are leveraged by OIM and SOA in the context of an approval related scenario – basic stuff, but can be useful for beginners. Oracle IDM integrates with and … Continue reading

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Stress testing the OIM web (UI) layer

The default configuration in Oracle IDM reserves 20 threads dedicated for serving front end (UI) requests. This basically means that the application server has a pool of 20 threads which it can utilize to serve users who are accessing OIM … Continue reading

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Easing email notification testing in OIM

I happened to come across a pretty decent fake SMTP service called Mailtrap for email notifications testing while implementing stuff in OIM and have been using it for quite some time now (Of course the service itself has got nothing to … Continue reading

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Oracle IDM API classes . . . few thoughts . . .

This is w.r.t one of the most frequently used value object classes which is a part of Oracle IDM API – the oracle.iam.identity.usermgmt.vo.User class (you can always peek into the javadocs available here)     What I noticed was that this VO … Continue reading

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Summarizing ICF . . .

The Identity Connector Framework (ICF) has been around since quite some time now (used with OIM 11g R1 +). Oracle IDM has lots of stable connector implementations (using ICF) which are being extensively leveraged in real world IDM deployments e.g. Active Directory, … Continue reading

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A handy reference for Oracle Identity Manager 11g (R2 PS2)

Folks who are comfortable with the OIG stack (OIM to be specific) have most of the info, not-so-basic info, tricks etc up their sleeves – always ready to go! This is not always the case though. I have created a … Continue reading

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Oracle IDM: Notifications

Notifications are an important functionality within Oracle Identity Manager A slide share is worth more than a huuuge blog post. . . some times ! 😉

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