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Oracle Access Manager 12c (OAM 12.2.1.3) IAU Audit Database Storing IP Addresses as Long Numbers (Doc ID 2491239.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 17, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Platform Security for Java - Version 12.2.1.3.0 and later
Oracle Access Manager - Version 12.2.1.3.0 and later
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Symptoms

Oracle Access Manager 12c (OAM 12.2.1.3) IAU Audit Database Storing IP Addresses as Long Numbers

Using Oracle Database 12c Enterprise Edition Release 12.2.0.1.0 - 64bit Production

IAU Audit database storing IP addresses as long numbers

In 12c Audit database table the values in IAU_REMOTEIP are either very long numbers or what appear to be hexadecimal values.
Expecting instead for these values to be the IP address of the client generating the incoming request.

Example:

logging into a protected OAM application generates a row in the IAU table where the IAU_REMOTEIP is <VALUE>.
Expected it to show something like <IP_ADDRESS>



Cause

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