OAM 11g : What is the Difference between IWA and WNA ?

(Doc ID 1299411.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 21, 2016

Applies to:

COREid Access - Version: to - Release: 10g to
Oracle Adaptive Access Manager - Version: 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 note explains the differences in the support of  the trust of Windows Domain Authentication  in Oracle Access Manager ( OAM ) versions 10.1.4 and 11.1.1.x.

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:

IWA:                                                                    WNA:
   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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