Configuring OBIEE 11g alternative Authentication Provider

This post will guide to reconfigure your Oracle Business Intelligence installation to use Oracle Internet Directory(OID LDAP)

Step 1: Log in to Oracle WebLogic Server Administration Console, and click Lock & Edit in the Change Center

Select Security Realms from the left pane and click myrealm. The default Security Realm is named my realm. Display the Providers tab, then display the Authentication sub-tab

Click New to launch the Create a New Authentication Provider page

Enter values in the Create a New Authentication Provider page as follows: Name: Enter a name for the authentication provider.
For example, MyOIDDirectory. Type: Select OracleInternetDirectoryAuthenticator from the list. Click OK to save the changes and display the authentication providers list updated with the new authentication provider.
Click MyOIDDirectory in the Name column of the Authentication Providers table to display the Settings page. Display the Configuration\Common tab, and use the Control Flag list to select 'SUFFICIENT', then click Save.

Display the Provider Specific tab.
Use the Provider Specific tab to specify the following details:
Perform the following steps to set up the DefaultAuthenticator Control Flag setting: At the main Settings for myrealm page, display the Providers tab, then display the Authentication sub-tab, then select DefaultAuthenticator to display its configuration page. Display the Configuration\Common tab and select 'SUFFICIENT' from the Control Flag list. Click Save.

Reorder Providers as shown below:
Click Save. In the Change Center, click Activate Changes. Restart Oracle WebLogic Server.

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