Oracle Identity Governance Suite 11g Essentials

Oracle Identity Governance Suite 11g Essentials

The Oracle Identity Governance Suite 11g Essentials Exam (1Z0-459) is designed for individuals who possess a strong foundation and expertise in selling and implementing Oracle Identity Manager solutions. The candidates should have hands on experience in installing, administering, and configuring Oracle Identity Manager 11g and its components. This certification covers topics such as: Fine Grained Authorization, Delegated Administration, Integrated Connector Framework, Provisioning, Role Based Access Control, Bulk Load, Reconciliation, Requests models, Approval workflows, Approval policies, Event handlers, Notifications, UI customizations, System architecture, Deployment & post-install configurations and implementation best practices. This certification differentiates candidates in the marketplace by providing a competitive edge through proven expertise. Up-to-date training and field experience are recommended.

The Oracle Identity Governance Suite 11g Essentials certification recognizes OPN members as OPN Certified Specialists. This certification differentiates OPN members in the marketplace by providing a competitive edge through proven expertise.

This certification helps the OPN member's partner organization qualify for the Oracle Identity Governance Suite 11g Specialization.

Exam Number:
120 min
Associated Certifications:

OPN Certified Specialist
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Exam Price:
US $245

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Passing score subject to change. View Details
Exam Validation:
Exam validated against release
Exam Format:
Multiple Choice


Recommended Training Additional Information & Resources Exam Topics Fraudulent Activity Policy

Recommended Training
OPN Guided Learning Path
Exam Study Guide (PDF)
Oracle Identity Governance Suite 11g Sales Specialist
Oracle Identity Governance Suite 11g PreSales Specialist
Oracle Identity Governance Suite 11g Implementation Specialist
Oracle University Training
OIM 11gR2: Essentials
OIM 11gR2: Develop Identity Provisioning
OIA 11gR1: Admin


Additional Information & Resources
Exam Retake Policy
Specialization Catalog (PDF) for all launched and planned Specializations
Product Mapping to Specialization (XLS)


Exam Topics

Oracle Identity Governance Fundamentals

  • Describe challenges faced by organizations in the area of Identity Governance
  • Describe Oracle Identity Governance suite's integrated approach and highlight key benefits
  • Describe key features of the Oracle Identity Governance product suite

Oracle Identity Governance system architecture

  • Describe Oracle Identity Governance suite architecture
  • Describe core solution components
  • Describe Integrated Connector Framework and out of the box connectors
  • Describe Sandboxing and Test-To-Production capabilities

Branding and UI customizations

  • Customize User Self Service and personalize User Interfaces
  • Customize and brand User Interfaces
  • Customize UDF components


  • Build a Catalog
  • Administer and harvest a Catalog
  • Customize a Catalog (extend and secure Catalog)
  • Enrich and seed Catalog attributes

Approval workflows and Requests Configuration

  • Describe workflow and SOA composites development using Jdeveloper and WF Composer
  • Create approval workflows for serial and parallel approvals
  • Describe Request related artifacts like datasets and profiles
  • Describe approval policies and approval selection methodology
  • Configure a request for accounts and entitlements


  • Describe features of OES and how OIG leverages OES to create the security model
  • Configure a Delegated Administration model

Bulk Load and Postprocessing

  • Configure Bulk Load utility
  • Configure Post-Processing task for bulk load

Reconciliation and Postprocessing

  • Configure Trusted Reconciliation
  • Configure Attribute Reconciliation
  • Configure Account Reconciliation
  • Configure Authoritative Reconciliation from a flat file
  • Execute Reconciliation, Event re-evaluation and ad-hoc linking

Provisioning, Role Based Access Control and Access Policies

  • Describe Role Based Access Control
  • Describe Access Policy and the lifecycle of an Access Policy
  • Configure Access Policies and associate them with roles
  • Describe how retrofit works
  • Configure Provisioning for self registration
  • Configure Provisioning through Access Policies with approvals
  • Describe Disconnected Resources
  • Configure Provisioning for Disconnected Resources


  • Describe the Oracle Identity Governance Data Model and custom Connector creation
  • Configure Integrated Connector Framework
  • Develop Integrated Connector Framework based custom Connectors
  • Create Oracle Identity Governance metadata for a Connector
  • Deploy out of the box Connector and create Application Instances

Events Handlers, Notifications, Reports, Scheduled tasks

  • Configure Event Handlers
  • Customize Notifications
  • Develop Reports
  • Develop Scheduled Tasks

Identity Analytics

  • Describe Identity Seeding and Role Mining
  • Configure Identity Seeding
  • Set up Role Separation Of Duties (SOD)
  • Describe the Certification Process
  • Configure Certification (Types of Certs, Multilevel Cert, etc)
  • Set up Closed Loop Remediation
  • Manage Audit Policies

Privilege Account Management

  • Describe the Privileged Accounts Management process (Check-in, Check-out)
  • Set up and deploy Oracle Privilege Account Manager
  • Integrate with Unified Directory and Oracle Identity Manager
  • Manage Privilege Account Requests
  • Set up "Break-Glass" access
  • Configure Risk-based Certification and Closed Loop Remediation


  • Describe prerequisite components required for Oracle Identity Governance installation
  • Describe best practices around installation
  • Describe common troubleshooting methods for Requests
  • Describe Deployment Manager capabilities
  • Architect and deploy Oracle Identity Governance modules (OIM, OIA, OPAM)
  • Integrate Oracle Identity Governance modules (OIM, OIA, OPAM)
  • Configure LDAP Sync and Directory
  • Secure Oracle Identity Governance environment


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