Oracle Identity Manager: The Active Directory Connector Tutorial


    In this tutorial we demonstrate the usage of the Active Directory Connector, which integrates a Microsoft Active Directory into Oracle Identity Manager. The underlying scenario is the integration as a result of a company acquisition. All users of the Active Directory are transferred to OIM, which is then used for user management and provisioning of AD accounts. This tutorial includes the installation and configuration of Windows Server and Active Directory, as well as the installation and configuration of the AD connector. We will create an AD structure, using organizational units, users, groups, GPOs (group policy objects) and directory access writes, to model a non-trivial scenario which emulates a real world installations. While we keep the total system still simple, the complexity is already at a level which reveals usability aspects of the connector, which are beyond a mere technical proving of concept. A conclusion summarizes this work and points to areas of further study.

We use the following software versions:
• Oracle Identity Manager Connector MS AD User Management
• Oracle Identity and Access Management
• Oracle Database 11g, Release 2
• Oracle Virtual Box 4.1.22
• Oracle Enterprise Linux 5.8 (32-bit)
• Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bit)
• Microsoft Windows 8 Professional (32-bit)

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