Determine OIM11GR2 Server Version and patch levels applied

This post explains steps to determine OIM11GR2 server version and patch levels applied.

Oracle Fusion Middleware product installation comes up with a utility called Opatch utility which can be used for finding the product version or the patch levels applied on the installation. OPatch is a Java based utility used to patch Oracle products that utilize the Oracle Universal Installer. Opatch is included in most of the fusion middleware product installs and it will be present under the ORACLE_HOME/OPatch location.

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Opatch failed with error code 1

Using the Opatch utility we can find out the Oracle Fusion Middleware product version installed and patch levels applied . This tool is also used to apply the  patches to Oracle fusion middleware Products. If you get the error Opatch failed with error code 1 while running the Opatch utility , follow the below steps to resolve it.

OPatch is a Java based utility used to patch Oracle products that utilize the Oracle Universal Installer. Opatch is included in most of the fusion middleware product installs and it will be present under the ORACLE_HOME/OPatch location.

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Disable challenge questions in OIM11GR2

In OIM challenge questions are enabled by default. To disable challenge questions in OIM11GR2 we need to update the system property”Are challenge questions disabled in OIM”. We need to disable challenge questions in OIM11GR2 if we use OAAM to setup challenge questions. This post explains the steps to disable challenge questions in OIM11GR2

 

Follow the below steps to disable challenge questions in OIM11GR2,

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Customize the number of challenge questions displayed in OIM11GR2

In OIM11Gr2, we can configure the number of challenge questions displayed in the different pages for users . The challenge questions are displayed in user registration page , forgot password page and also My information page. This post explains the steps to customize the number of challenge questions displayed in OIM11GR2.

The value of number of challenge questions is configured in the system property : PCQ.NO_OF_QUES. Default value for this property is 3. System administrators can update this value to customize the number of challenge questions in displayed in OIM11GR2.

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Create Organization and attach password policy to an Organization in OIM11GR2

This post explains the steps to create organization and attach password policy to an organization in OIM11gR2. The password policies are created by system administrators in OIM. Organization administrators can select the appropriate password polices from the available list.

To read more about how to create password policies in OIM11gR2, please check this link.

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how to create custom password policy in OIM11GR2

Password polices are sets of rules that govern password syntax and how passwords are used. This post covers steps on how to create custom password policy in OIM11gR2 and attaching password policies to Organizations. In Oracle Identity Manager, we can define password polices at organization level .This means that each organization can have different password policy.
One of the new feature in OIM11GR2 is that, we can create custom password policies in OIM11R2 using the system administration console. In OIM11g and earlier versions, password polices are created using OIM Design console. In OIM11gR2, we can create, search, manage and assign password policies using the system Administrators console.

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