Directory Servers Course Content

Review of Oracle Directory Services 11g: Essential Concepts eStudy
  • Briefly review LDAP, Oracle Internet Directory & Oracle Virtual Directory foundation concepts covered in the Oracle Directory Services 11g: Essential Concepts eStudy
Oracle Internet Directory: Installation & Configuration
  • Understand basic concepts of Oracle WebLogic Server
  • Understanding different Identity Management installation flows
  • Setup prerequisites for installing Oracle Internet Directory
  • Install Oracle WebLogic Server
  • Configure seeded database schemas using Repository Creation Utility
  • Install & Configure Oracle Internet Directory
  • Perform postinstallation validation checks
  • Perform steps to uninstall Oracle Internet Directory
Oracle Internet Directory: Directory Servers Administration
  • Understand naming contexts
  • Manage knowledge references & referrals
  • Understand alias entries
  • Manage static & dynamic groups
  • Identify Oracle Internet Directory management tools
  • Understand Oracle Internet Directory process control architecture
  • Start & stop Oracle Internet Directory
  • Manage several users & passwords pertaining to OID
Oracle Internet Directory: Directory Security
  • Understand different authentication modes
  • Configure Oracle Internet Directory password protection
  • Configure password policies
  • Understand password verifiers
  • Configure SSL for Oracle Internet Directory
  • Integrate with Transparent Data Encryption
  • Integrate with Oracle Database Vault
  • Understand access control management
Oracle Directory Integration Platform: Synchronization Concepts
  • Explain the Oracle Directory Integration Platform synchronization service
  • Describe features & benefits of Oracle Directory Integration Platform synchronization services
  • Describe the security feature in the Oracle Directory Integration Platform
  • Explain connectors, profiles & agents
  • Describe starting, stopping, debugging & logging options of Oracle Directory Integration Platform
  • View and monitor the Directory Integration Platform using Oracle Enterprise Manager Fusion Middleware control
Oracle Directory Integration Platform: Synchronization Services Administration
  • Explain the Oracle Directory Integration Platform synchronization process in detail
  • Register connectors to Oracle Internet Directory
  • Explain domain & attribute mapping rules
  • Describe the use of matching filters in profiles
  • Explain bootstrapping data into Oracle Internet Directory
  • Describe the synchronization of data from relational tables into Oracle Internet Directory
  • Troubleshoot issues with Oracle Directory Integration Platform synchronization services
Integrating with Sun Java System Directory Server
  • Identify supported directories for integration
  • Explain a deployment planning scenario
  • List generic third-party directory integration considerations
  • Explain Sun Java System Directory Server integration concepts
  • List limitations of third-party integrations
  • Explain express configuration
  • Integrate Oracle Internet Directory & Sun Java System Directory Server using a custom configuration
Integrating with Microsoft Active Directory
  • Configure basic synchronization with Microsoft Active Directory
  • Configure advanced synchronization with Microsoft Active Directory
  • Import & export against multiple Microsoft Active Directory domains
  • Resolve foreign security principal references
  • Switch to a new Microsoft Active Directory Domain Controller within the same domain
  • Configure the Oracle password filter for Microsoft Active Directory
Oracle Internet Directory: Replication Concepts
  • Explain basic Oracle Internet Directory replication concepts
  • Explain different types of replica
  • Describe Replication Configuration Objects in Oracle Internet Directory
  • Describe the Oracle Internet Directory Replication architecture
  • Explain LDAP-based replication failover
  • Describe the conflict resolution mechanism in Oracle Internet Directory Replication
  • Describe filtering rules for partial replication
Oracle Internet Directory: Replication Implementation
  • Understand Remtool
  • Explain rules for configuring LDAP-based Replication
  • Install & configure one-way, two-way, or MMR using LDAP Replication
  • Start the Oracle Internet Directory replication server
  • Add and delete the replication node based on Oracle LDAP replication
  • Configure LDAP-based replication using command-Line tools
  • Understand the Human Intervention Queue Management tool
  • Understand the oidcmprec tool
Installing, Configuring & Launching Oracle Virtual Directory
  • Explain the architecture of Oracle Virtual Directory
  • Identify hardware, software & sizing requirements for installing & configuring Oracle Virtual Directory
  • Install and configure Oracle Virtual Directory’s two applications: Oracle Virtual Directory Server & Oracle Directory Services Manager
  • Launch Oracle Virtual Directory
Creating and Managing Basic Adapters
  • Identify types of Oracle Virtual Directory adapters
  • Compare Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP), database & local-store adapters
  • Create unencrypted & encrypted LDAP adapters
  • Create a database adapter
  • Create a local-store adapter
Creating and Managing Advanced Adapters
  • Identify Join View & custom adapters
  • Configure & test a Join View adapter
  • Describe the functions of Java plug-ins & mappings
  • Identify and deploy predefined Java plug-ins & mappings
  • Create and test a custom adapter
Understanding Advanced Functionalities of Oracle Virtual Directory
  • Define routing
  • Identify routing functions & concepts
  • Configure routing for Oracle Virtual Directory
  • Explain multi-tier authentication & access control
  • Compare types of authentication & access control Oracle Virtual Directory supports
  • Define, configure & test Access Control Lists
  • Identify, configure & test components & rules associated with Access Control Lists
Understanding Enterprise User Security (EUS)
  • Identify traditional problems of managing databases
  • Explain how Enterprise User Security helps a company simplify database management issues
  • Identify benefits of EUS
  • Describe how EUS & Oracle Internet Directory are used for password authentication
  • Discuss architecture of EUS and Oracle Virtual Directory
  • Compare two methods of authentication EUS supports with Oracle Virtual Directory: password & Kerberos
  • Describe strategies for implementing EUS
  • Explain how Oracle Virtual Directory integrates with EUS
Understanding Auditing, Monitoring & Logging
  • Identify auditing, monitoring & logging
  • Discuss requirement and business challenges for audit solutions
  • Explain the Oracle Fusion Middleware Audit Framework
  • Discuss how the Oracle Directory Services framework is used for monitoring purposes
  • Identify benefits of logging
  • Explain log files
  • Compare the Execution Context ID & Relationship ID
  • Explain how to manage auditing, monitoring & logging with Oracle Enterprise Manager Fusion Middleware Control