OAM as IDP for SAML

Reference sites: https://auth0.com/blog/how-saml-authentication-works/ https://docs.oracle.com/en/middleware/idm/access-manager/12.2.1.3/oamhl/create-identity-provider-partner.html https://www.oracle.com/webfolder/technetwork/tutorials/obe/cloud/sharedidm/cloud_sso_idp_configuration/OAM11gR2/OAMIF11gR2_IdPConfig_CloudSP.html

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Steps to create a self signed certificate

Steps to generate self signed certificate on Linux: #openssl genrsa -des3 -out <key filename.key> 4096 #openssl req -new -key <key filename generated above> -out <csr file filename.csr> #openssl x509 -req -days 3650 -in <csr file filename.csr> -signkey <key filename.key> -out <cert filename.crt> the -des3 encrypt PEM output with ede cbc des using 168 bit key more info: https://wiki.openssl.org/index.php/Command_Line_Utilities  

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What’s New in OFMW 12c

WebLogic Server 12c (12.2.1) – https://docs.oracle.com/middleware/1221/wls/NOTES/whatsnew.htm OFMW Configuring Elasticity in Dynamic Clusters for Oracle WebLogic Server – https://docs.oracle.com/middleware/1221/wls/ELAST/title.htm OFMW Administering Node Manager for Oracle WebLogic Server – https://docs.oracle.com/middleware/1221/wls/NODEM/intro.htm Understanding Oracle Fusion Middleware Concepts – https://docs.oracle.com/middleware/1221/core/ASCON/toc.htm

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Cannot login to owc_discussion after installation

Multiple time we have faced issue that we are not able to login to discussion server admin after completion of installation and completion. This could happen cos the LDAP is not configured properly in owc_discussion server. Following are the steps to change or update the LDAP configuration in discussion server.

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TSL error when calling a WebService over ssl/https

In one of my projects recently, even after importing the correct ssl certificates in the keystore (cacerts and DemoTrust.jks) on the weblogic server, when accessing the webservice over https gave an error. javax.xml.ws.WebServiceException: javax.net.ssl.SSLHandshakeException: [Security:090497]HANDSHAKE_FAILURE alert received from example.com – 172.16.250.58. Check both sides of the SSL configuration for mismatches in supported ciphers, supported protocol versions, trusted CAs, and hostname…

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