OAM 11g : What is the Difference between IWA and WNA ?
Last updated on SEPTEMBER 21, 2016
Applies to:COREid Access - Version: 10.1.4.1 to 10.1.4.3.0 - Release: 10g to
Oracle Adaptive Access Manager - Version: 22.214.171.124.0 and later ]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Oracle Access Manager 10.1.4.x Integrated Windows Authentication ( IWA )
Oracle Access Manager 11.1.1.x Windows Native Authentication ( WNA )
This feature is called Integrated Windows Authentication ( IWA ) in OAM 10.1.4 and Windows Native Authentication ( WNA ) in OAM 11.1.1.x.
The basic concept for both implementations is to configure OAM to trust the Windows Domain Authentication. This means users authenticated to a Windows Domain are not challenged again when accessing an OAM protected resource.
Information about prerequisites for IWA and WNA could be found in the OAM documentation:
Setting up IWA for OAM 10.1.4 Setting up WNA for OAM 11.1.1.x
OAM 10.1.4 certification information OAM 11g certification information
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