Looking for info on OBIEE/SAML implementation

Cantor, Scott cantor.2 at osu.edu
Thu Jan 12 15:25:53 GMT 2012

On 1/12/12 10:08 AM, "Kevin P. Foote" <kpfoote at iup.edu> wrote:

>yes you can do this.. (we/i really need to start a wiki page on ora/
>weblogic junk)

See CommercialInterop. Well, see that there's nothing there, but I offered
a place for this a long time ago and nobody took me up on it.

>Approaches: a) use a OIF/OAM access bridge. Using this method you create
>an OIF hosts that is a RP to your Shib IdP. This host then gives saml
>(bridged) access to
>any oracle products that can rely on OAM hooks. b) Alternatively you can
>use the local weblogic SAML-1 implementation on your OBI host. This
>makes the (OBI) weblogic container the RP. The only gotcha with this one
>is you
>have to crack open the war file and change the web.xml file a bit..
>which you may or may not want to venture down that road.  :-)

We have an OBI project here, I'll mention it. AFAIK, they think we can do
the usual front-ending with Apache and use the Shibboleth SP directly, but
it hasn't been done yet.

-- Scott

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