Tag Archives: oim

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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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 closer look at Oracle IDM Auditing

Reporting is a vital functionality in any product which deals with sensitive information. Same applies to Identity & Access Management tools. Oracle IDM’s Auditing module acts as a foundation for its OOTB Reporting capabilities. Let’s take a quick look at Auditing engine … Continue reading

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Oracle IDM R2 PS2 : Rich Diagnostics

            Oracle IDM R2 PS2 provides some really efficient troubleshooting, monitoring and diagnostic features. This post will provide a quick overview of the same and delve into using one such feature to resolve a practical … Continue reading

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RESTFul OIM: Exposing Oracle IDM info using REST API With a RESTful interface for OIM, one can potentially end up with a fairly robust service layer which can benefit from the some of the advantages which REST has to offer, … Continue reading

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OIM Reconciliation Process: Quick Peek

Few months ago, I had read an interesting article on OTN. It’s authored by Firdaus Fraz and gives us an insight into ICF and how reconciliation logic is designed in general. I happened to revisit this article and noticed that there … Continue reading

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OIM 11g R2 Sandbox observation

OIM 11g R2 supports the concept of Sandboxes for performing any customizations. It has many benefits, which includes isolating the change process altogether from the live system. This in turn aids in testing without really having to worry about the … Continue reading

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OIM-agination: A critic’s point of view

The world has moved to Java EE 7 (released June 2013) and it has been 5 years since Java EE 6 was launched (December 2009). Oracle Identity Manager 11g R2 PS2  Is certified/runs on Java EE 5 Uses Spring for many … Continue reading

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