No – Customers who wish to distribute Fedlet to their federation partners need to migrate to OIF 11g.
Oracle Identity Federation continues as Oracle’s strategic federation product.
Current OIF customers are not required to upgrade to 11g immediately.
No – Enterprise Manager Fusion Middleware Control can only be used to manage OIF 11g.
MapViewer is licensed only with Oracle Fusion Middleware product. It requires a J2EE container, JDBC, XML parsers and other components supplied with Oracle Fusion Middleware products. In addition, MapViewer applications can be deployed in any standard J2EE container provided the customer has sufficient licenses of Fusion Middleware products (WebLogic Server, Oracle Application Server, and/or TopLink/ADF Deployment option).
Yes – OIF and Fedlet can be configured to work with proprietary and 3rd party SAMLv2 implementations, as long as the implementation is in compliance with SAMLv2 specification and supports the required SAMLv2 features.
MapViewer is available for download from OTN and MyOracle Support (formerly Metalink). It will also be packaged on the Oracle Fusion Middleware Companion DVD for deployment in all supported, licensed environments. Supported deployment environments (J2EE servers) include: Oracle Weblogic Server, Oracle Application Server, and standalone OC4J.
Oracle Identity Federation is a complete, enterprise-level and carrier-grade solution for secure identity information exchange between partners. With OIF organizations can do more business online by allowing their business partners secure access to protected applications. OIF significantly reduces the need to create and manage unnecessary identities in an enterprise directory and lowers the ongoing costs of partner integrations through support of industry federation standards. Oracle Identity Federation protects existing IT investments by integrating with a wide variety of data stores, user directories, authentication providers and applications.
Yes – the 11g installer automates the upgrade process from 10g to 11g.
Oracle OpenSSO Fedlet (Fedlet) is feature of OIF 11g. It is a compact, easy to deploy SAMLv2 Service Provider implementation. It includes a small software package and a simple file-based configuration, embeddable into a Service Provider's Java EE or .NET application. Fedlet establishes SSO between an Identity Provider and a Service Provider without requiring a fully featured federation product on the Service Provider side. Deploying Oracle OpenSSO Fedlet does not require extensive knowledge of SAML.
No – Customers who wish to distribute Fedlet to their federation partners need to upgrade to OIF 11g.
Fedlet is available to OIF 11g customers. OIF 11g customers can also distribute Fedlet to their partner’s organizations.
Yes – OIF 11g can work with both 10g and 11g versions of OAM.
MapViewer is a programmable tool for rendering simple maps using spatial data managed by Oracle Spatial and/or Oracle Locator. MapViewer includes components that perform cartographic rendering, interactive scrollable maps, and a map definition tool to manage map metadata and portrayal information.
No – Customers who wish to deploy OIF on Oracle WebLogic Server, need to upgrade to 11g version.
No – OVD Manager can only be used to manage 10g servers.
MapViewer is licensed as a feature of the all Fusion Middleware Application Server products (WebLogic Server and Oracle Application Server Editions) as well as the TopLink/ADF Deployment option.
Among the many new features and capabilities of MapViewer 11g are:
MapViewer was developed to simplify the development of applications that render and present location data as part of web, mobile, public sector and business applications. It is currently used by numerous Oracle applications and customer implementations.
MapViewer is a Java-based visualization tool that is used to render, in map form, location based content and spatial data stored using the spatial feature of Oracle Database. It includes It can also render map and related content from ESRI Shape Files, real-time XML feeds such as GeoRSS, and geographic web services including themes from OpenGeospatial Consortium Web Feature Services.
MapViewer can be used to:
Supported platforms are listed on the Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g platform certification Matrix.
No – ODSM can only be used to manage 11g.
Fusion Middleware MapViewer is one of the J2EE components included in all editions of WebLogic Server, Oracle Application Server, JDeveloper/ADF, and TopLink.