Why Doesn't Oracle Access Manager 11g R2PS2 (OAM 188.8.131.52) WebGate Pass REMOTE_USER To Backend JBoss Application?
(Doc ID 1917283.1)
Last updated on SEPTEMBER 18, 2023
Applies to:COREid Access - Version 10.1.4.3.0 and later
Oracle Access Manager - Version 184.108.40.206.0 and later
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An application has been integrated with Oracle Access Manager (OAM) SSO with the following components:
- JBoss Application Server
- Apache 2.2 WebServer proxying requests for the JBoss Application Server
- OAM WebGate installed on Apache 2.2 Webserver
When an OAM-protected JBoss application resource is accessed via the Apache webserver, after OAM SSO login the application fails to display the page because it does not find REMOTE_USER variable available in the HTTP request.
If the following is added to the Apache configuration then REMOTE_USER is set and application access is successful:
Why is this Apache configuration required?
Why isn't WebGate passing the REMOTE_USER value to the back end JBoss Application Server?
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