OAM 11g: How to Configure OAM Identity Assertion To Use a Different HTTP Header / User Attribute than OAM_REMOTE_USER? (Doc ID 1606042.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Access Manager - Version 11.1.1.5.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

How to configure OAM / the OAM Identity Asserter to use a different HTTP Header / user attribute than OAM_REMOTE_USER for Identity Assertion e.g. CN attribute instead of UID?

For example, for WebCenter integrated with OAM, where UID or any other unique attribute e.g. employeeNumber must be used for OAM SSO login but the actual user name must be displayed in WebCenter pages i.e. the CN attribute.
 

Solution

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