Change How Users are Authenticated
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When your application's login page calls the Oracle Application Express login API with a username and password, the engine calls the credentials verification method specified in the application's current authentication scheme. You have three choices about how credentials are verified from within the login API:
This how-to explains how you can change an existing authentication scheme that uses one of the above credentials verification methods so that it uses one of the other three methods instead.
It's also possible to use an external authentication service like Oracle AS Single Sign-On, but Oracle Application Express redirects to these services instead of showing a login page. This how-to focuses on authentication methods called during the processing of the application's login page. Please see this how-to for more instructions about using Oracle AS Single Sign-On with Oracle Application Express.Software Requirements
Setting the Credentials Verification Method
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