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Integrating Sun Java System Access Manager with Oracle Application Server
Allows Implementation of SSO within Heterogeneous Environments
September 27, 2004,
Volume 79, Issue 5

Authors Jennifer Glore, Prashant Srinivasan and Marina Sum recommend integrating Sun JavaTM System Access Manager 2004Q2 with the Oracle Application Server 10g (9.0.4) so that Single Sign-On (SSO) can be implemented within a heterogeneous environment. Seven performance tasks are listed as benefits of this Oracle Server.

They are:

  • The deployment of dynamic Web sites and transactional applications
  • Aggregation of information to portals
  • Enablement of applications to go wireless
  • Delivery of content more efficiently with caching
  • Provision of business intelligence for the Web
  • Integration of applications with other systems
  • Management and security of the Web infrastructure

The authors offer this list in their introduction so readers can decide whether this article is worthy of their time. The paper's substance delves into the how-tos of integrating Oracle Application Server 10g with Sun Java System Access Manager, formerly known as Sun JavaTM System Identity Server, to enable third-party SSO between this Oracle server and its partner applications.

Content highlights involve referencing readers on where to find information regarding the differences between Oracle Application Server 9i Release 1 ( and Oracle Application Server 10g (9.0.4). A quick summation of software requirements are offered, followed by detailed information on installing, configuring and deploying Sun Java System Access Manager with the Oracle Application Server 10g (9.0.4).

The authors then walk the reader through the verification process, and conclude with troubleshooting tips. This final section primarily identifies known bugs and workarounds that users have experienced with this integration. Multiple Web sites are referenced throughout the article for readers needing more specific details on the various article sections.

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