10g OSSO to 11g WebCenter Portal External Applications Migration

Oracle 10g to 11g diagram

We recently had a customer who undertook an Oracle Portal 10g to Oracle WebCenter 11g upgrade and ran into an issue with their External Applications and users. To give some context to the problem, there is a direct correlation between an Oracle 10g OSSO and Oracle 11g Webcenter portal for external applications but no way of migrating users from one to the other. Migrating from one system to another is never easy, and in this instance there was no mechanism to even begin the migration apart from manual migration of the data. This simply was not an option for the … Read More

OIM AD Trusted Recon Job – java.naming.factory.initial Exception

Recently, we configured OIM with MTS (Multiple Trusted Sources) by making AD the authoritative source for the email address attribute. As per requirements, we also added an additional domain attribute to the AD reconciliation process and provisioned additional attributes to AD.   Shortly thereafter our email address updates from AD stop propagating and our AD Trusted Recon job started throwing the following exception…….   [2012-04-19T17:56:23.032-04:00] [oim_server1] [ERROR] [] [OIMCP.ADCS] [tid: OIMQuartzScheduler_Worker-10] [userId: oiminternal] [ecid: 0000JRBfdRo7y0lqwsFg6G1F^4pi000002,0] [APP: oim#] com.thortech.xl.integration.ActiveDirectory.tcADUtilLDAPController : searchResultPageEnum [2012-04-19T17:56:23.032-04:00] [oim_server1] [ERROR] [] [OIMCP.ADCS] [tid: OIMQuartzScheduler_Worker-10] [userId: oiminternal] [ecid: 0000JRBfdRo7y0lqwsFg6G1F^4pi000002,0] [APP: oim#] Need to specify class name in … Read More