Confirm Oracle BI Enterprise Edition application attributes

Attributes are used to pass information from Access Gateway to the back end protected web resource using header fields. Oracle BI Enterprise Edition applications require the OAM_REMOTE_USER attribute but can take advantage of other attributes.
During this task we will confirm required attributes and add any additional attributes.

  1. The Attributes pane provides a list of attributes that will be passed into the application as header fields.
    Confirm the attributes match those required by Oracle BI Enterprise Edition.





    If required, use the Edit () icon to modify the name and other values associated with each attribute.
    Add or modify any additional required attributes. See Application attributes. for more information on attribute options.

  2. Click Next. The Policies pane appears.
  3. Leave all policies unchanged and click Done.
    See Manage application policy for more information on application policies.

Add or modify any required attributes. See Application attributes for more information on the attribute options.

Managing application attributes

Attributes may be added, deleted or modified for a given application.

Attributes may be added, deleted or modified for a given application.

To add an attribute, click the plus icon.Add attribute(plus) icon.
To delete an attribute, select its row and click the delete iconDelete attribute(trash can) icon.
To modify an existing attribute, select its row and click Edit.Modify attribute(pencil) icon.

  1. Click the (+) icon
  2. From the Data Source drop-down box, select an appropriate data source.
  3. From the Field drop-down box, select a field name.
  4. From the Type drop-down box, select the appropriate target type as either Header or Cookie.
  5. In the Name field, enter the name for the header or cookie value expected by the legacy application.
    For example, to map the IDP field username to the header field login, create an attribute resembling:
    Example of creating an attribute mapping of idP field login to to header field username.  In this example the following where selected: Data source = IDP, field=login, type=header and name=username,
  6. Click Okay when the attribute is complete.