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OAM 10g: System Behavior and Backward Compatibility - Oracle Access Manager (OAM) 10.1.4 / COREid (Doc ID 409028.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

COREid Identity - Version: 10.1.4 and later   [Release: 10g and later ]
COREid Access - Version: 10.1.4 and later    [Release: 10g and later]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 29-May-2010***


The purpose of this document is to address the System Behavior and Backward Compatibility for Oracle Access Manager (OAM) previously called COREid.  This is addressed in the Upgrade Guide.  However, we are trying to make them more visible and more searchable through metalink website.


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In this Document
     1.  Platform Support
     2. About Upgrading and Backward Compatibility
     3. General Behavior Changes
     3.1. Acquiring and Using Multiple Languages
     3.2. Auditing and Access Reporting
     3.3. Automatic Schema Update Support for ADAM
     3.4. C++ Programs
     3.5. Cache Flush
     3.6. Certificate Store and Localized Certificates
     3.7. Compilers for Plug-ins
     3.8. Configuration Files
     3.9. Connection Pool Details
     3.10. Console-based Command-line Interfaces
     3.11. Customized Styles, Images, and JavaScript
     3.12. Database Input and Output
     3.13. Date and Time Formats
     3.14. Default Product Pages
     3.15. Directory Profiles and Database Instance Profiles
     3.16. Directory Server Connection Details 
     3.17. Directory Server Failover
     3.18. Directory Server Interface
     3.19. Directory Structure
     3.20. Domain Names, URIs, and URLs
     3.21. Encryption Schemes
     3.22. Failover and Failback
     3.23. File and Path Names
     3.24. Graphical User Interface
     3.25. HTML Pages
     3.26. Message and Parameter Files
     3.27. Names Assigned by Administrators and Product Names
     3.28. Namespaces for Policy Data and User Data Stored Separately
     3.29. Reconfiguring the Logging Framework without a Restart
     3.30. Support Changes
     3.31. Transport Security for the Directory Server
     3.32. Web Components and Backward Compatibility
     3.33. XML Catalogs and XSL Stylesheet Encoding
     3.34. Web Server Configuration Files
     4. Identity System Behavior Changes
     4.1. Challenge and Response Attributes
     4.2. Identity Server Backward Compatability
     4.3. Identity System Event Plug-ins
     4.4. IdentityXML and SOAP Requests
     4.5. Java Applets
     4.6. Mail Notification Enhancements
     4.7. Minimum Number of Search Characters 
     4.8. Multi-Step Identity Workflow Engine
     4.9. Oracle Identity Protocol (OIP)
     4.10. Password Policies and Password Management Runtime Changes
     4.11. Portal Inserts and the URI Query String
     4.12. PresentationXML Directories
     4.13. Sorting User Search Results
     5. Access System Behavior Changes
     5.1. Access Server Backward Compatibility
     5.2. Access Manager SDK, Access Manager API, and Custom AccessGates
     5.3. Authentication Scheme Updates
     5.4. Authorization Rules and Access Policies
     5.5. Custom Authentication and Authorization Plug-ins and Interfaces
     5.6. Directory Profiles 
     5.7. Forms-based Authentication
     5.8. Maximum Elements in Session Token Cache
     5.9. Oracle Access Protocol (OAP) Updates
     5.10. Policy Manager
     5.11. Policy Manager API
     5.12. Preferred HTTP Host
     5.13. Shared Secret
     5.14. Triggering Authentication Actions After the ObSSOCookie Is Set
     5.15. WebGates

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