Oracle Identity Management (OIM) is an integrated system of business processes, policies and technologies that enable organizations to facilitate and control their users' access to critical online applications and resources -- while protecting confidential personal and business information from unauthorized users. It supports user authentication, authorization and provisioning.OIM suite of products now has been extended to support the Oracle R12 E-Business Suite of ERP applications
In summary, Oracle Identity Management includes the following products and applications:
- Oracle Internet Directory (OID): Oracle Internet Directory is an LDAP server for authentication between Oracle R12 EBS and third party LDAP servers such as Microsoft Active Directory.
- Oracle Access Manager (OAM): OAM provides additional security authentication for identity management which basically replacing previous Oracle Single Sign On (OSSO) as future solution for single sign on authentication product.
- Oracle Adaptive Access Manager (OAAM) :Oracle Adaptive Access Manager (OAAM) is the complementary identity management solution which is part of the Oracle Identity Management (OIM) suite of Oracle Fusion Middleware products.
- Oracle Virtual Directory (OVD) :Oracle Virtual Directory provides LDAP virtualization directory services with Oracle Identity Management products to authenticate LDAP resources between Oracle database and Oracle EBS applications. As such OVD functions to
integrate Oracle applications in a secure environment.