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Oracle Identity & Access Management

A collection of articles, tips, how-to's, info and other useful resources geared towards the understanding and skill development of this product suite.

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6Oct, 2014

Troubleshooting LDAP with LDAPDecoder

If you’ve never used, or heard of, LDAPDecoder, then you might find this tool indispensable from your toolset.

What this tool does is allow you to proxy all your LDAP connections through it and it prints,

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3Oct, 2014

OIM: LDAP: error code 53 – Full resync required – Cookie something something

If you see this error in OIM:

I assume you also have OUD and are doing either LDAPSync or using the OID Connector for OUD. Here’s how you fix this.

You need to go to your OUD

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2Oct, 2014

OID: Fix Corrupt Schema Entry By Editing the OID Database

I recently saw an OID installation that had a corrupt ObjectClass. It appeared to have a name of just ‘(‘, simply a left parenthesis:


After some digging, the original LDIF import was found with the bad

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24Sep, 2014

OUD: Exploring Virtual Attributes and Transformations – #1

In this series of posts I’m going to explore some of the virtualization features of OUD with virtual attributes and transformations. Rather than going into explanations of all the various options, I’m simply going to

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18Jul, 2014

Installing JDeveloper on OS X Mavericks (10.9)

If you’ve found this post by searching the internet, then you must already know the trouble in getting this installed. Here I the steps I took

That’s it. Everything thereafter should work fine. Good luck


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16Jul, 2014

OIM Login Loop in Chrome

If you’re using OIM R2PS2 with Chrome, you may have noticed a little very very annoying bug at login. You’ll enter your credentials in the OIM Login screen, click Sign In, and be directed right

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