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How Session Impersonation works in OAM

Session Impersonation allows an end user to designate one or more users to act on his/her behalf within a constrained window of time.

OAM Session Impersonation Use Case

A. Apply latest bundle patch (Recommended)
– BP10 (22116468) Pre-req: shut down AdminServer, oam_server1

B. Add Impersonation object class/attributes to OUD using ODSM
Impersonation object class : orclIDXPerson
Attributes : orclImpersonationGrantee and orclImpersonationGranter

C. Add impersonation object class – orclIDXPerson – to two users – pennie and rajesh – to demonstrate impersonation functionality.
In reality, the entire user population in the OUD will have this object class – orclIDXPerson.

D. Obtain the entryUUID and orclGUID of the impersonator (rajesh)
cd /d01/Weblogic/FMW/asinst_1/OUD/bin

./ldapsearch -p 1389 -b “uid=rajesh,ou=People,dc=oud,dc=com” -s base -D “cn=Directory Manager” -w Oracle123 “(objectclass=*)” orclguid entryuuid

orclguid: 43ce0ed15c5c31a7879fdad695b4d21e

E. Search orclImpersonationGrantee optional attribute of the impersonatee(pennie) and add the orclguid value.

Format:

orclguid of impersonator(rajesh)|start_date|end_date;impersonator2|start_date|end_date;impersonator3|start_date|end_date

E.g.:
43ce0ed15c5c31a7879fdad695b4d21e|20160222235959Z|20180222235959Z

verify : ./ldapsearch -p 1389 -D “cn=Directory Manager” -w Oracle123 -b “uid=pennie,ou=People,dc=oud,dc=com” “objectclass=*” orclImpersonationgrantee

F. Modify EnableImpersonation to true in oam-config.xml

cd /d01/Weblogic/FMW/user_projects/domains/OAMDomain/config/fmwconfig/
vi oam-config.xml
EnableImpersonation to true

G. Enable Allow Session Impersonation at Application Domain level.

H. Restart oam_server1, OUD instance, AdminServer and Webserver(having webgate)

I. login as Impersonator (rajesh) to access OAM resource and open new tab with below URL :

http://oam.oraclefusion4all.com:14100/oam/server/impersonate/start?userid=pennie&success_url=http://oam.oraclefusion4all.com:7778/example&failure_url=https://www.tutionbooks.com/


For VIDEO topic:

https://www.tutionbooks.com/unit/oam-29-session-impersonation/?id=3408

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