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Pascal Brand

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

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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….

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Morgan Patou

WebLogic – Upgrade of Java

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If you are used to Java, you probably know that there are really important security fixes published every quarter in the Java Critical Patch Update (CPU) and it’s really important to keep it up to date. It’s always easy to upgrade your Java installation, you just have to deploy the new version entirely. In most cases, it’s also pretty easy to update the Components that are using Java (E.g.: Application Servers like Apache Tomcat), since…

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Morgan Patou

WebLogic – JAVA_HOME in WebLogic, a nightmare?

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Everybody knows Java but not everybody loves Java. With everything Oracle is currently doing regarding Java, I can’t say I’m blaming them… But that’s not the topic of this blog! hurrah. Well actually I’m not sure the topic of this blog is much better since I will talk about the management of the JAVA_HOME environment variable with WebLogic and more specifically a very simple WebLogic Server in standalone, nothing more. I always wanted to write…

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David Diab

Documentum – Remote Content Server Decommission

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I already experienced the installation of a remote Content Server but it was my first decommissioning, and as usual the decommission is faster than the installation 😉 by the way, read this blog if you missed how to install a remote Docbase 🙂 First step is to delete all remote Docbases, then delete DocBroker, and at the end uninstall the Content Server. In my case, I have 4 Content Servers (ser, ser-0, ser-01, ser-1) and…

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Pascal Brand

Configuring Oracle DB data source in JBoss EAP 7.1

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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…

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Alain Lacour

APEX Connect 2019 – Day 3

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For the last conference day, after the Keynote about “JavaScript, Why Should I Care?” by Dan McGhan , I decided to attend some JavaScript learning sessions to improve myself and presentations on following topics: – How to hack your APEX App… (only for testing) – What you need to know about APEX validations I also got the chance to have a 1:1 talk with Anthony Rayner to expose some wishes about APEX and talk about…

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Alain Lacour

APEX Connect 2019 – Day 2

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The day first started with a 5K fun run. After the Keynote about “APEX: Where we have come from and where we’re heading: Personal insights on Application Express from the Development Team” by John Snyders, Anthony Rayner and Carsten Czarski explaining their work on APEX and some upcoming features, I decided to attend presentations on following topics: – Know your Browser Dev Tools! – APEX Devops with Database tooling – Klick, Klick, Test – Automated…

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Alain Lacour

APEX Connect 2019 – Day 1

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This year again the APEX connect conference spans over three days with mixed topics around APEX, like JavaScript, PL/SQL and much more. After the welcome speech and the very funny and interesting Keynote about “PL/SQL: A Career Built On Top Of PL/SQL – 25 years of Coding, Sharing, and Learning” by Martin Widlake, I decided to attend presentations on following topics: – Oracle Text – A Powerful Tool for Oracle APEX Developers – Make It…

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Daniel Westermann

Bringing up an OpenShift playground in AWS

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Before we begin: This is in no way production ready, as the title states. In a production setup you would put the internal registry on a persistent storage, you would probably have more than one master node and you would probably have more than on compute node. Security is not covered at all here. This post is intended to quickly bring up something you can play with, that’s it. In future posts will explore more…

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