How to deploy Oracle Directory Services 11g  

On this page we provide viewlets to demonstrate how to install or deploy Oracle Directory Services 11g components. This is an on going process so check back to see new scenarios like upgrading 10g deployments to 11g. 

Also if you're looking for a specific scenario feel free to send an e-mail Olaf.Stullich@oracle.com

Here are the current use cases:

1. How to install and configure Oracle Directory Services 11g (11.1.1.1 or 11.1.1.2)
2. How to upgrade Oracle Directory Services 11g PS (patchset) 1 to PS 2 (11.1.1.2 -> 11.1.1.3)
3. How to install and configure Oracle Internet Directory 11g PS2 (11.1.1.3)

Please make sure you are using a certified environment as listed in
- Oracle Fusion Middleware Supported System Configurations

and your system meets the system requirements
- Oracle® Fusion Middleware System Requirements and Specifications 11g Release 1 (11.1.1)

For planning purposes please consider also Oracle® Lifetime Support Policy




1. How to install and configure Oracle Directory Services 11g (11.1.1.2)

The following viewlets follow the installation and configuration process "Installing and Configuring Oracle Internet Directory with Oracle Directory Integration Platform, Oracle Directory Services Manager, and Fusion Middleware Control in a New WebLogic Administration Domain" as outlined in chapter 5 of the "Oracle® Fusion Middleware Quick Installation Guide for Oracle Identity Management 11g Release 1 (11.1.1)"

This process is the same for 11g R1 (11.1.1.1.0) or 11g R1 patchset 1 (11.1.1.2.0)

For further details see Oracle® Fusion Middleware Installation Guide for Oracle Identity Management 11g Release 1 (11.1.1)


The flow captures the following steps:

1.) install a database (in this example we use DB 11.2)  (watch the viewlet)

2.) execute the Repository Creation Utility (RCU) to create the Oracle Internet Directory schema in the DB. (watch the viewlet)

3.) install Weblogic 10.3.2 (watch the viewlet)

4.) install the directory services components (OID, OVD, DIP and ODSM) (watch the viewlet)

Note 1:  Steps 1. and 2. are not required when you plan to install OVD only. See also the installation guides mentioned above.



2. How to upgrade Oracle Directory Services 11g PS (patchset) 1 to PS 2 (11.1.1.2 -> 11.1.1.3)

The following viewlet follows chapter 4  "Applying the Latest Oracle Fusion Middleware Patch Set with the Patch Set Installers", and chapter 5  "Updating Your Schemas with Patch Set Assistant" as outlined in the "Oracle® Fusion Middleware Patching Guide 11g Release 1 (11.1.1)"

1.) upgrade Oracle Directory Services 11.1.1.2 to 11.1.1.3 (watch the viewlet)




3. How to install and configure Oracle Internet Directory 11g PS2 (11.1.1.3)

The following viewlets follows the installation and configuration process "Installing and Configuring Oracle Internet Directory with Oracle Directory Integration Platform, Oracle Directory Services Manager, and Fusion Middleware Control in a New WebLogic Administration Domain" as outlined in chapter 4 of the Oracle® Fusion Middleware  Quick Installation Guide for Oracle Identity Management 11g Release 1 (11.1.1).


1.) pre-requisite: an Oracle DB should be installed for use by OID. See also scenario 1.1) above.

2.) install and configure OID, FMW control and ODSM
(watch the viewlet)





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