Oracle Access Manager server communicates with the OAM Webgates over transport security protocol called Oracle Access Protocol (OAP). Depending on the organisational requirements, the security level between OAM server and clients (web gates) can be set up in one of the following three levels:
To know more about the security modes, have a look at this Oracle documentation: http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E21764_01/doc.1111/e15478/keytool.htm
By default the security mode is set as Open. In the next steps we will see how to change the mode:
Ganesh Kamble works as Oracle Fusion Middleware Consultant and is an Oracle Certified Specialist in Access Management. Having started his career in product development at Oracle, Ganesh got excellent exposure to the middleware technologies during his work in integration of Tier-1 banking product Oracle Banking Platform with Oracle Fusion Middleware products. He was honored with Outstanding Contribution award by Oracle.
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