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Oracle Access Manager (OAM) As An Identity Provider (IdP) With A Federation Proxy (Doc ID 2846173.1)

Last updated on MARCH 28, 2022

Applies to:

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


The following Information is from a previous Oracle blog post that is no longer available. This is a living document and will be modified/improved as needed.

This article will explain the concept of Federation Proxy and how Oracle Access Manager (OAM) as an Identity Provider (IdP) can easily be configured to become a Service Provider (SP) and delegate authentication to another remote IdP instead of authenticating the user locally.

Federation Proxy is typically used when a Federation hub acts as:

This approach has the advantage of:


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In this Document
 Direct Trust Model
 Brokered Trust Model
 Federation Proxy in OAM
 Configuring OAM for Federation Proxy

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