Many enterprises have multiple identity stores; this can include LDAP, Active Directory, as well as application specific databases. Oracle Virtual Directory (OVD) allows us to provide a virtual LDAP layer on top of these disparate identity stores and presents a single unified view across these data stores.
In this recipe, we will configure OVD to provide a virtual LDAP layer on top of Oracle Internet Directory (OID), and then configure OVD as the authentication provider for WebLogic.
You will need to have an instance of OID installed and configured; you will also need to create the
demo user and add them to the
Administrators group as described in the previous recipe. ...