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Fresh New Look for NetIQ Communities

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Aegis ‘Depot’ Activity – Hyper-V Integration Part 4 – Creating and modifying CPU and startup Memory of Virtual Machines

Welcome to Part 4 of Hyper-V Integration Activities for NetIQ Aegis. This is a 4 part cool tool Activity Library which will introduce and extend the functionality with new activities in each part bringing the power of Aegis Automation to Hyper-V environments.

Tag Teaming Disaster Recovery with Storage and Infrastructure

The inefficiency of tape data backup and the cost of a complete mirrored infrastructure explain the buzz around the concept of recovery as a service (RaaS). RaaS is a new model of disaster recovery in which service providers typically manage, own and operate the disaster recovery systems. Organizations which once bought and operated their own…

Enabling IDM Mobile Approvals in IDM 4.0 SP2 and IDM 4.5

If you are using the IDM 4.0 SP2 Advanced Edition with additional toys like HPD, or if you are using IDM 4.5 AE with the same pieces, you may have the opportunity to use Mobile Approvals from an Android or other phone. This is basically a simplified mobile interface made to let those doing approvals…

Deprecating packages in Designer

With the release of NetIQ Identity Manager 4.5 a bunch of new options were made available, notably in Designer itself. In the context of Package Management, the biggest one is probably the Migrate Linkages option. As a side note, if you open an older project in Designer 4.5 you will get asked if you want…

Aegis ‘Depot’ Activity – Hyper-V Integration Part 3 – Importing, Exporting, Renaming and Deleting Virtual Machines

Welcome to Part 3 of Hyper-V Integration Activities for NetIQ Aegis. This is a 4 part cool tool Activity Library which will introduce and extend the functionality with new activities in each part bringing the power of Aegis Automation to Hyper-V environments.

PlateSpin Protect

Protect server workloads across mixed environments, headache-free, with the capabilities of NetIQ PlateSpin Protect.

Beyond a One-Dimensional View of Baseline Deviation

Quickly detect & resolve anomalies so you can dedicate your resources to investigating real issues. See how it can work.

Access Manager attribute manipulation – Part 2

NOTE this second article contains a newer and improved version of the extension. OK, so your SAML Service Provider is asking for a default domain suffix for every username (user@test.com). Or, your application behind NAM wants to receive the full name of a logged-in user’s manager. Or, you need to provide only a subset of…

Scalable and Cost Effective Protection of Patient Data

Securing patient data to comply with HIPAA can be challenging. Our free whitepaper showcases how to do it in a scalable, cost-effective way.

Home Sweet [Attack Surface] Home

There was a time in my life when I got so far into the weeds of wife-ing, mothering, and working, that in desperation I began categorizing my day’s activities into three categories: Near Misses, Fails, and Epic Fails…

NetIQ Operations Center – Hiding Nodestyles (elements)

I had a question earlier today, the customer created a custom NodeStyle (IE: element icon) and within the Service Model View, they wanted the element to not show up unless it had children elements. I’ve discussed a few different things with Nodestyles in my blogs before, the idea is that you want to create custom…

Central Denmark Region

The Central Denmark Region, one of Denmark’s administrative regions, leveraged NetIQ Identity Manager to build a centralized identity management architecture.

The Internet of Everything is Tipping the Scales, But Toward Good or Evil?

Ever since the word “robot” was coined in 1920, writers have had no shortage of science fiction scenarios starring robots to play out on stage, on screen and in writing…

Walking through the Oracle EBS HR driver – Part 7

In the sixth article I finished the Input Transform and started on the Publisher channel getting through the Event Transformation. In this article I will work through the rest of the Publisher channel.