Tuesday Jul 17, 2012

First Bundle Patch for ODSEE Released!

The ODSEE Bundle Patch was just released, and patches version DS and DPS components. It is now available through the Oracle Patch Portal under My Oracle Support (MOS).

This Bundle Patch is being provided also for existing Sun DSEE 7 and ODSEE deployments that are first upgraded to ODSEE

Customers are strongly encouraged to install the ODSEE Bundle Patch

The ODSEE Bundle Patch release notes are available within the patch in the README.HTML file.

As detailed in KM_Doc_ID_1373397.1, the ODSEE product releases follows the new patch delivery process.

For more details on this Bundle Patch please check under My oracle Support KM Doc ID 1474190.1

Launch Webcast: Introducing Oracle Identity Management 11gR2

Take the Next Big Step in Identity Management

Please join Oracle and customer executives for the launch of Oracle Identity Management 11g R2, the breakthrough technology that dramatically expands the reach of identity management to cloud and mobile environments.

Until now, businesses have been forced to piece together different kinds of technology to get comprehensive identity protection. The latest release of Oracle Identity Management 11g changes all that. Only Oracle Identity Management 11g R2 lets you:

  • Unlock the potential of cloud, mobile, and social applications
  • Streamline regulatory compliance and reduce risk
  • Improve quality of service and end user satisfaction

Don’t leave your identity at the office. Take it with you on your phone, in the cloud, and across the social world.

Register now for the interactive launch Webcast, and don’t miss this chance to have your questions answered by Oracle product experts.

Join the archived event by clicking here.

We were not able to answer all of the audience questions in the live Webcast during the time allotted so we have captured the Q & A here.

If you have follow up questions please post these as comments on the blog and we will answer them there. Thanks for participating!

Important: System Setup & Compatibility Check
Test the computer that you will be using and make sure you have the minimum technical requirements to attend this event. Test at http://event.on24.com/view/help/flash/index.html.

Thurs., July 19, 2012
10 a.m. PT / 1 p.m. ET

Presented by:

Hasan Rizvi
Senior Vice President, Product Development, Oracle
Amit Jasuja
Amit Jasuja
Vice President, Product Development, Oracle
Peter Boyle
Peter Boyle
Head of Identity Services, British Telecom
Join the conversation:

Copyright © 2012, Oracle Corporation and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.

Monday Jun 25, 2012

DB Enterprise User Security Integration With Directory Services

Gain a better understanding of how to integrate Enterprise User Security (EUS) with various Directories by attending this 1 hour Advisor Webcast!

 When: July 11, 2012 at 16:00 UK / 17:00 CET / 08:00 am Pacific / 9:00 am Mountain / 11:00 am Eastern

Enterprise User Security (EUS) is a DB feature to externalize, and centrally manage DB users in a directory server. The webcast will briefly introduce EUS, followed by a detailed discussion about the various directory options that are supported, including integration with Microsoft Active Directory. We'll conclude how to avoid common pitfalls deploying EUS with directory services.

- Understand EUS basics
- Understand EUS and directory integration options
- Avoid common EUS deployment mistakes

Make sure to register and mark this date on your calendar! - Details and registration.

Thursday May 03, 2012

Oracle Optimized Solution for Oracle Unified Directory

The Oracle Optimized Solutions team, in partnership with the Oracle Directory team, is proud to announce a new solution that will benefit to many directory services deployments.

This solution leveraging both hardware and software provides the following:
  • 3 to 1 reduction in directory servers at 3x the performance
  • 1/3 the licensing cost with 22% less space
  • Deployment time reduced by 5x
  • Eliminates the need for hardware load balancer
For more information please go here and here.

Wednesday Feb 08, 2012

Oracle leadership in recently published Gartner Magic Quadrant reports

Oracle Named a Leader in both User Provisioning and Identity and Access Governance. Find more details here.

Get trained on new Oracle Unified Directory

Oracle University is scheduling its first set of classe

"Oracle Unified Directory 11g: Services Deployment Essentials Ed 1 - D73770GC10"

3/12-13 in Reston, VA - USA
3/26-27 in Vilvoorde, Belgium

Course Description
Oracle Unified Directory 11g provides all the services required for high-performance enterprise and carrier-grade environments. Oracle Unified Directory (OUD) 11g ensures scalability to billions of entries, ease of installation, elastic deployments, enterprise manageability and effective monitoring.

The Oracle Unified Directory 11g: Services Deployment Essentials course teaches student to install Oracle Unified Directory 11g and deploy servers in topologies that support replication, failover, load balancing, and co-existence with Oracle Directory Server, Enterprise Edition (ODSEE) 11g directories.

Learn To:
  • Install Oracle Unified Directory (OUD) 11g components and perform initial server setup
  • Deploy OUD 11g directory servers in replicated and distributed topologies
  • Deploy OUD 11g directory servers to co-exist with Oracle Directory Server, Enterprise Edition (ODSEE 11g) directory servers

Click here for more details and to enroll.

Monday Jan 23, 2012

Podcast on OUD

     Please check Podcast recorded on Oracle Unified Directory !

Tuesday Jan 03, 2012

First Bundle Patch for DSEE 6.3.1

Following the Oracle support model, Bundle Patch for DSEE 6.3.1 (v. was just released and is available for our customers under My Oracle Support (MOS).

This Bundle Patch is consolidating more than 200 fixes already provided as independent fixes for Directory Server, Directory Proxy Server and Directory Service Control Center.

Please check documentation here. Access to this bundle patch is available here.

If you are running a DSEE 6.x instance, we advise you to apply this bundle patch.

Monday Oct 17, 2011

Monitor your OUD Directory Services

Taking care of your Directory Service?

Monitor it live and get access to historical data:

  • Monitor availability of Directory Service instances
  • Provide performance monitoring of hundreds of directory metrics
  • Raise alerts based on thresholds set on monitoring data.
  • Provide rich out-of-box reports

Beside monitoring Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition, now the System Monitoring Plug-In for Oracle Unified Directory extends Oracle Enterprise Manager Grid Control to add support for monitoring your OUD instances covering Storage, Proxy and Synchronization!

For more details please visit:

Please visit:

Cool IDM videos :-)

By popular demand, here are the links on IDM videos that we released at Oracle OpenWorld...

Forgot Your Password? Don’t Slap Yourself!

Got Audit Eye?

Operant Conditioning 101

 Enjoy :-)

Monday Sep 05, 2011

OUD at Oracle Open World! See you there.

Great excitement at Oracle Open World this year!

We will demonstrate Oracle Unified Directory in booth #SR-270, Moscone South, Right.

We will also host the session "Directory Server Innovation: From the Enterprise to the Cloud" - ID 14914

See you there.

By attending Oracle OpenWorld you will

  • Participate in sessions and hands-on workshops led by the world's foremost IT experts
  • Find out firsthand how to streamline upgrades and deployments
  • Dig deep into application deployment, scaling, upgrading, and best practices
  • Meet with your industry and technology peers
  • Share notes in special interest groups, and product and industry sessions
  • See hundreds of partners and customers as they present product demos and solutions in three Exhibition Halls

Friday Sep 02, 2011

Saving $$ with an IAM platform over point solution?

Those two Webcasts will take place soon and discuss why it makes sense to make usage of an Oracle  IAM platform solution instead of individual point products from different vendors.

You could register for those from here.

Thursday Sep 01, 2011

Oracle Unified Directory Webcast Q&A Results Posted

We have posted the answers to the questions from the Q&A from the OUD introduction webcast.

Wednesday Jul 20, 2011

Oracle Unified Directory 11gR1 Released !

We have released Oracle Unified Directory. This next generation directory service defines a new category in the directory server market.

Oracle Unified Directory is an all-in-one directory solution with storage, proxy, synchronization and virtualization capabilities.
While unifying the approach, it provides all the services required for high-performance Enterprise and carrier-grade environments. Oracle Unified Directory
ensures scalability to billions of entries, ease of installation, elastic deployments, enterprise manageability and effective monitoring. 

Highlights of Oracle Unified Directory include:

  • Next Generation product that capitalizes on Oracle's existing directory services solutions with years of continuous and innovative development
  • Apart from tremendous read performance, support for high volume writes to address new application requirements with frequent changes to identity data such as location, images, relationships
  • Support for Elastic Scalability with data distribution and global index to accommodate growth as needed
  • On-premise and Cloud computing deployments
  • Smaller footprint, making Oracle Unified Directory simple to embed, and easy to deploy and manage
  • Interoperability with Oracle Fusion Middleware and Oracle Directory Services Plus Suite

For more information about Oracle Unified Directory, visit this site.

Product Documentation

Product Download

Thursday Jul 14, 2011

Introducing Oracle Unified Directory 11g

=> July 21, 2011 at 10:00am PT / 1:00pm ET / 19:00 CET

Enterprises face many choices for managing identity data: to virtualize or not to virtualize, to synchronize data or store data. The choice of directory server means choosing between multiple vendors and compromising between features and performance. Oracle Unified Directory 11g defines a new category in the directory server market. Join us for this launch webcast to learn how Oracle Unified Directory 11g provides scalability and a complete directory server solution. 

Register by clicking here.


This blog provides information regarding the Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition and Oracle Unified Directory products. Use this blog to get the latest breaking information regarding releases and updates plus other technical and non-technical information.


« April 2015