Oracle Access Manager (OAM) provides both command line (using WLST) and GUI (using three different Consoles) to manage OAM configuration (Define ATN & ATZ Policies, Create WebGates, Session and Logouts etc).
The Oracle Access Manager Console (/oamconsole) is a Browers based tool and one of three consoles OAM provides and is used to provides function-level tabs and controls, to manage OAM Configurations.
In our Oracle Access Manager Administration Training, I (Oracle ACE & Author, Atul Kumar) cover all three consoles (OAM Console, WebLogic Console, and Fusion Middleware Control Cosnole ) in a Dedicated Module.
Here is one Video from one of the Lessons of this Module where I cover Overview of OAM Console :
Who can access OAM Console ?
Users who are part of specific group in LDAP (OID/OUD/MS-AD/WebLogic LDAP) defined as System Store in OAM (There are two types of User Store in OAM A) System Store & B) Identity Store (both covered in detail in Module 8 Data Stores in OAM of Training inclduing Integration with OID)
By Default WebLogic’s Embedded LDAP created at time of OAM Domain Configuration is designated as both Default Identity Store and System Store.
Quiz : How to find which store is desgined at System Store in OAM if you can’t login to OAM Console ?
Leave answer under comments section and see who gets this correct .
During initial deployment with the Oracle Access Manager (OAM) Configuration Wizard, the Administrator userID and password are set (user that you define as Doamin Admin).
These credentials grant access to the:
Oracle Access Management Console (/oamcosnole) to register and manage system configurations, security elements, and policies.
WebLogic Server Administration Console (/console) to view the Summary of Server Configuration (Cluster, Machine, State, Health, and Listening Port) of deployed OAM Servers within the WebLogic Server domain, and also to Start, Resume, Suspend, Shutdown, or Restart SSL on these servers.
Fusion Middleware Control Console (/em) to view the Summary of Server Configuration (Cluster, Machine, State, Health, and Listening Port) of deployed OAM Servers within the WebLogic Server domain, and also to Start, Resume, Suspend, Shutdown, or Restart SSL on these servers. Condigure SSL, Keystores etc.
Custom Administrative command-line tools (including the WebLogic Scripting Tool and Remote Registration Tool) provide an alternative to the Oracle Access Management Console for a specific set of functions.
Three main Consoles in OAM mainly
a) OAM Console : To register and manage system configurations, security elements, and policies.
b) WebLogic Console : Used by Administrators to Manage & Configure WebLogic Server (J2EE Server) on which OAM is deployed
c) FMW EM Console : Used by Administrators to Manage & Configure OAM Application
In order to Login, first of all, make sure your Oracle access manager Admin server is up and running and then:
- Access http(s)://OAM_Host:AdminPort/oamconsole. (Default port for Oracle access manager Admin server is 7001).
- Login via Admin User defined in System Store (weblogic by default). This weblogic is user that gets created when you configured oracle access Manager.
HTTP(s) represents the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) with the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) enabled to encrypt and decrypt user page requests and the pages returned by the Web server
OAM_Host refers to fully-qualified domain name of the computer hosting the Oracle Access Management Console (AdminServer) is running .
7001 refers to the designated bind port for the Oracle Access Management Console, which is the same as the bind port used for AdminServer (the WebLogic Server Administration Console)
/oamconsole/ refers to the context UTO of Console
Once you login to the console, there are various tabs like below:
OAM Console look and feel has changed in 11gRps3 (188.8.131.52) and above screenshot is from version 184.108.40.206 . The new Oracle Access Management Console Launch Pad provides quick access to the configuration and service pages. When a Launch Pad link is clicked, a new tab opens (in line with the default Launch Pad tab) that includes the fields applicable to the link’s function
The Launch Pad is divided into panels that include one or more links that you can click to initiate certain tasks.
- Available services: Enabling or Disabling Available Services
- User Identity Stores: Managing OAM Identity Stores
- Administration: System Administrator has the capability to delegate administration of Application Domains to other administrators
- Certificate Validation: Provides access to the certificate revocation list and OCSP/CDP settings.
- Server Instances: Provides access to all registered OAM Server instances.
- Common Settings: Provides configurations that apply to all Oracle Access Management services including Session properties, Oracle Coherence, Auditing, and Default and System Identity Stores.
- Access Manager Settings: Provides access to Access Manager operation configurations.
- Mobile and Social Settings: Provides access to configurations for Oracle Access Management Mobile and Social.
- Federation Settings: Provides access to configurations for Oracle Access Management Identity Federation.
- Security Token Service Settings: Provides access to configurations for Oracle Access Management Security Token Service.
- Access Portal Settings: Provides access to configurations for Oracle Access Portal.
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