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Oracle BAM 11gR1 Handbook by Pete Wang

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Managing BAM authorization

Authorization is the process of determining what permissions a user can have when accessing protected resources. Oracle BAM uses the policy-based mechanism to achieve authorization. In this section, you will learn how to manage BAM authorization, in particular, how to manage application roles and policies.

Managing application roles

An application role is a virtual group defined in a centralized policy store, which is typically mapped to certain permissions that control the access of protected application resources. An application role contains members that can be users or groups defined in an LDAP Server, or another application role.

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Granting permissions to application roles instead of physical users or groups, ...

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