After log-into Oracle Portal as Administrator:

  1. click Administer tab
  2. under ‘SSO Server Administration’ section, click ‘Administer External Applications’ link
  3. click ‘Add External Application’ link and fill-in the relevant information to create it

When this is done, the external application is ready to be used as a portlet add-in.

To add the portlet for the ‘External Application’:

  1. use the add portlet icon icon to add a portlet
  2. select ‘Administration portlets’ link
  3. click the SSO/OID link
  4. click External Application link

This will populate the page area selected to add the portlet with any External Applications that the admin had added and user has rights to access.