Infrastructure at your Service

All Posts By

Pascal Brand

Pascal Brand

How to check WebLogic SAML 2.0 Identity Provider WebSSO partner SSO signing certificat

By | Application integration & Middleware | No Comments

One of the most frequent issue with WebLogic SAML 2.0 identity Asserter is that the Identity Provider metadata used to register the WebSSO partner contains an expired certificate. I got the request to find out how to check the SAML 2.0 Identity Asserter WebSSO partner metadata using WLST. The script below looks for a authentication provider having the word IDP in its name and checks the WebSSO partner metadata for the not after validity date….

Read More
Pascal Brand

Configuring Oracle DB data source in JBoss EAP 7.1

By | Application integration & Middleware | No Comments

Introduction This blog explains how to install and use an Oracle database JDBC driver in JBoss EAP 7.1 standalone instance and in a domain deployment. Oracle JDBC driver installation The first step is to install the JDBC driver in the JBoss installation. This can be done copying the files to the right directory or using the JBoss CLI to do the install properly. I will use the JBoss CLI script for this. Start the JBoss…

Read More
Pascal Brand

Extend a Oracle Access Manager 12.2.1.3 with User Messaging Service

By | Database Administration & Monitoring | No Comments

After upgrading a Oracle Access Manager from 11.1.2.3 to 12.2.1.3, one of my customer requested from me to configure the Forget Password feature. This feature requires the User Messaging Service that was part of the SOA software in previous versions. Now it is part of the Oracle Access Manager software and the WebLogic Domain can be extended with the UMS services. Extend WebLogic Domain [[email protected] ~]$ cd /u01/app/fmw_oim_12213/ [[email protected] fmw_oim_12213]$ ls cfgtoollogs coherence domain-registry.xml em…

Read More
Pascal Brand

DOAG 2018: Key word: “Docker”

By | Database Administration & Monitoring | No Comments

In my blog about the DOAG Last year I said that saw a growing interest on the automatic deployment tools and Docker containers. This year confirmed the interest. They were a lot of presentations about Docker containers, Kubernetes, OpenShift. This for the database stream, the DevOps stream but also the Middleware one. I numbered more than 25 sessions where the keyword Docker appeared in the Abstract. Despite my will, I was not able to assist…

Read More
Pascal Brand

How to change oam-config.xml to adapt to Oracle Access Manager configuration change

By | Application integration & Middleware | No Comments

After upgrading the Oracle Access Manager from 11.1.2.3 to 12.2.1.3, I extended the WebLogic Domain with User Messaging Services to be able to use the Forget Password feature. The Oracle Support note ID 2302623.1 gives a good example how to do. Oracle Access Manager 12cps3 (OAM 12.2.1.3.0) Sample Application Demonstrates Forgot Password Flow Using Multi Factor Authentication REST APIs ( Doc ID 2302623.1 ). But the OAM AdaptiveAuthenticatorPlugin was missing the UmsClientUrl property and without…

Read More
Pascal Brand

Node Manager not starting after using unpack to install a WebLogic domain on a remote machine.

By | Application integration & Middleware | No Comments

Created a domain using the config.sh script that is using several hosts. The pack and unpack command has been used to install the domain on the remote servers. The pack command:cd $FMW_HOME/oracle_common/common/bin ./pack.sh -domain=/u02/config/domains/workshop_domain \ -template=/home/weblogic/workshop/lab_DomainCreation/workshop_template.jar \ -template_name=workshop_template \ -managed=trueThe new created jar file was copied on the remote server and the unpack command run:cd $FMW_HOME/oracle_common/common/bin ./unpack.sh -domain=/u02/config/domains/workshop_domain \ -template=/home/weblogic/workshop/lab_DomainCreation/workshop_template.jarStarting the node manager failed due to the DemoIdentity Java KeyStore file missing. This one was…

Read More
Pascal Brand

Upgrade Oracle Internet Directory from 11G (11.1.1.9) to 12C (12.2.1.3)

By | Application integration & Middleware | No Comments

There is no in-place upgrade for the OID 11.1.1.9 to OID 12C 12.2.1.3. The steps to follow are the following: Install the required JDK version Install the Fusion Middleware Infrastructure 12c (12.2.1.3) Install the OID 12C (12.2.1.3) in the Fusion Middleware Infrastructure Home Upgrade the exiting OID database schemas Reconfigure the OID WebLogic Domain Upgrade the OID WebLogic Domain 1. Install JDK 1.8.131+ I have used the JDK 1.8_161 cd /u00/app/oracle/product/Java tar xvf ~/software/jdk1.8.0_161 set…

Read More
Pascal Brand

User Session lost using ADF Application

By | Database Administration & Monitoring | No Comments

In one of my missions, I was involved in a new Fusion Middleware 12C (12.2.1.2) installation with an ADF application and an Oracle report server instance deployments . This infrastructure is protected using an Access Manager Single Sign on Server. In Production, the complete environment is fronted by a WAF server ending the https. On the TEST The complete environment is fronted by a SSL reverse proxy ending the https. In the chosen architecture, all…

Read More
Pascal Brand

Deploy WebLogic docker images using Docker Toolbox and Virtual Box on Windows

By | Application integration & Middleware | 4 Comments

I was interested to run Docker on my Windows machine and found out the Docker Toolbox for Windows that configure itself with the already installed VirtualBox at installation time. Once installed, You can start the Docker QuickStart shell preconfigured for a Docker command-line environment. At startup time it will start a VM named default and will be ready to work with Docker. Starting “default”… (default) Check network to re-create if needed… (default) Waiting for an IP……

Read More
Pascal Brand

New installed Fusion Middleware Reports or Forms WebLogic Servers fails to start after configuring SSL

By | Application integration & Middleware, Oracle | No Comments

We installed a Fusion Middleware reports and Forms 12.2.1.2.0 on a Linux Server. Those are single node Reports and Forms WebLogic Servers. After disabling the Non SSL Listen Port, we got the below error in the WebLogic Servers log files while starting the Managed Server with only SSL ports enabled. ####<Aug 19, 2017 9:22:44 PM GMT+00:00> <Notice> <Security> <host01.example.com> <WLS_Reports> <[ACTIVE] ExecuteThread: ‘0’ for queue: ‘weblogic.kernel.Default (self-tuning)’> <<WLS Kernel>> <> <> <1320441764877> <BEA-090082> <Security initializing…

Read More