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Extending OpenAM Policy Service to support additional actions

I am wrapping a crazy busy week.  Probably one of my most technically in-depth week in a really long time.  So what kept me busy?  Deep-diving into OpenAM’s Entitlement’s engine, learning about it’s REST interfaces and how to extend OpenAM to leverage custom service types.  I’ll explain later since I know your thinking, “Tumy … […]

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#Oracle #OIF controlling the authentication method #SAML #IDM

I am working with a client today who has Oracle Identity Federation (OIF) 11g configured with Oracle Access Manager (OAM) 10g as the default Authentication Engine.  With this configuration the authentication module is dictated by the OAM policy configuration.  If you set the OAM policy (the policy that protects the /fed/user/authnoam resource) to IWA then

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To Federate or not to Federate … #IdM #infosec #SAML

I just finished configuring Oracle Access Manager (OAM) for Common Access Card (CAC) authentication integrated with Axway’s Server Validator (SV)Plugin ( I will blog about this in another post ) for certificate validation.  While discussing this with another engineer on the project he mentioned that this really opened the door for tightly integrating with a

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SAML IDP with multiple inbound URLs? possible? #SAML #IDM #identity #infosec

I had an interesting use case come up this morning and I am wondering if there are any “federation” products that can handle this use case.  My client would like to configure the IDP to handle different sets of users (let’s call them “internal” and “external”).  To avoid the external users from being redirected to

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Virtual Identity Server for Office 365 – OptimalIDM

I just got this from my friends at OptimalIDM and wanted to share this news. OptimalIDM is formally announcing their Virtual Identity Server for Office 365 via a press release at 9:00 a.m. this morning. VIS for Office 365 adds a ton of features and support to Office 365 such as: ·         Users can exist anywhere (i.e. eDirectory)

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