11g - How To Configure OVD/OID Adapter For SSL Mutual Auth (mode U 3) (Doc ID 1449118.1)

Last updated on JULY 01, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Virtual Directory - Version 11.1.1.5.0 and later
Oracle Internet Directory - Version 11.1.1.5.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

To complement the official documentation, this Note provides a detailed step-by-step procedure to achieve Client and Server Authentication over SSL for OVD / OID ldap adapter.

Use this method to achieve PKI Cerificate Authentication of the OID Proxy user rather than supplying a username and password in the OVD Adapter configuration.

Official documentation:
Oracle® Fusion Middleware Administrator's Guide for Oracle Virtual Directory 11g Release 1 (11.1.1) Part Number E10046-06
12.1.2 Configuring a Mutual Authentication SSL Connection Between Oracle Virtual Directory and Oracle Internet Directory


At the time of writing (version 11.1.1.5), the following statements had some typographical errors - they have been corrected in the 11.1.1.7 Documentation:

Step 2.
If $ORACLE_INSTANCE/config/OVD/ovd1/adapters.jks does not exist, create it with a self-signed certificate to store the trusted certificates by using the following command:

Should Say: $ORACLE_INSTANCE/config/OVD/ovd1/keystores/adapters.jks

Step 4.
Import the Oracle Internet Directory server certificate created in step 2 to the Oracle Virtual Directory keystore as a trusted entry using the following command:

Should Say: Import the Oracle Internet Directory server certificate created in step 3 to the Oracle Virtual Directory keystore as a trusted entry using the following command:

Step 7.
The following instruction is missing from step 7

* Select SSL Authentication Mode "Server only Authentication/Mutual Authentication"

Solution

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