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Oracle Access Manager (OAM) HeartBeat URL Quick Start Guide (Doc ID 2416896.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 06, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Access Manager - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
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The OAM monitoring model allows Web Tier components (load balancers) to ping an OAM Managed Server's HeartBeat endpoint at a scheduled interval over HTTP(S). This allows Web Tier components to route incoming HTTP traffic away from unhealthy OAM Managed Server(s). Every OAM Managed Server exposes this HeartBeat URL

This note will provide a starting point and general information pertaining to the OAM HeartBeat URL.


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In this Document
 I. Benefits
 II. Syntax
 III. How the HeartBeat URL Works
 HeartBeat URL Success Scenario
 Browser Example
 Command line Curl Example
 HeartBeat URL Failure Scenario
 Browser Example
 Command line Curl Example
 IV. Known Issues
 IV. Suggested Readings

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