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Understanding WebLogic Security Providers Support Pattern (Doc ID 779219.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 27, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 6.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Purpose

This document explains what the security providers are and how they are used in an application. It also describes some common issues that have been raised by customers and explains how to debug and analyze such issues.

Troubleshooting Steps

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In this Document
Purpose
Troubleshooting Steps
 Definitions
 WebLogic Authentication Provider and Identity Asserter
 Authentication
 What is the Control Flag in Authentication Provider?
 How to debug?
 What do you see with that debug?
 What authentication providers can I use with WebLogic?
 Identity Assertion and Default Identity Asserter
 How to debug?
 What do you see with that debug?
 What Identity asserter can I use with WebLogic?
 WebLogic Authorizer
 How to debug?
 What do you see with that debug?
 WebLogic Adjudicator
 How to debug?
 What do you see with that debug?
 WebLogic Role Mapping
 How to debug?
 What do you see with that debug?
 Debug Summary
 Other Questions
 Where does the providers file need to be located?
 Troubleshooting issues
 Issue 1:
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