Data stores in AM

This book provides information on the different types of data stores (repositories) in AM, including the configuration store, the user data store (identity repository) and the CTS store.

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Table of Contents

  • 1 How do I check if AM (All versions) is up and running?
  • 2 Configuration Store
    • 2.1 How does AM (All versions) bind to the configuration store on startup?
    • 2.2 How do I migrate from an embedded to external DS in AM 5.x or 6.x?
    • 2.3 How do I add a second configuration store or edit an existing configuration store in AM (All versions)?
    • 2.4 How do I change the password for the configuration store in AM (All versions)?
    • 2.5 How do I find network errors in the logs for the configuration store in AM (All versions)?
    • 2.6 Known Issues
      • 2.6.1 Default Configuration page shown instead of Login page in AM (All versions)
      • 2.6.2 Attempting to access AM (All versions) fails with ConfigurationException: Configuration store is not available
      • 2.6.3 Login to AM console (All versions) fails for amAdmin user
      • 2.6.4 Upgrade to AM 5.x or 6.x fails when anonymous access is disabled in DS
  • 3 User Store
    • 3.1 How do I understand what the user data store is used for in AM (All versions)?
    • 3.2 How does AM 5.x and 6.x use anonymous access calls to DS?
    • 3.3 How do I change the data store minimum password length in AM (All versions)?
    • 3.4 How do I create a user data store in AM (All versions) using ssoadm?
    • 3.5 How do I configure AM (All versions) to use the sAMAccountName for authentication?
    • 3.6 How do I make a whole user data store read-only to users in AM (All versions)?
    • 3.7 FAQ: Users in AM
    • 3.8 Known Issues
      • 3.8.1 isMemberOf attribute does not return current group membership details for a user in AM (All versions)
      • 3.8.2 AM 5.x or 6.x fails to connect to the user data store when anonymous access is disabled in DS
      • 3.8.3 Data validation failed error when creating or updating user data store LDAP attributes after upgrading to AM 5.5.2, 6.5.1, 6.5.2.x, 6.5.3.x or 7.x
      • 3.8.4 Insufficient Access Rights error in AM (All versions) when using a Generic LDAPv3 data store
      • 3.8.5 Unable to load schema for plug-in error when configuring an LDAP server as a data store in AM (All versions)
  • 4 CTS Store
    • 4.1 Best practice for configuring an external DS instance for the Core Token Service (CTS) in AM 5.x and 6
    • 4.2 Best practice for using Core Token Service (CTS) Affinity based load balancing in AM (All versions)
    • 4.3 How do I configure an external CTS token store in AM (All versions) using Amster or ssoadm?
    • 4.4 FAQ: Session crosstalk and the Core Token Service (CTS) in OpenAM
    • 4.5 FAQ: Core Token Service (CTS) and session high availability in AM
    • 4.6 Known Issues
      • 4.6.1 CTS: Timed out whilst waiting for result errors in AM (All versions)
  • 5 Policy Store
    • 5.1 Resource type lookups and policy evaluation fails in AM 6.5.0.x, 6.5.1, 6.5.2, and when the external Policy Store is restarted
  • 6 How do I remove the embedded DS 5.x or 6.x after migrating to an external instance?