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eDirectory PKI Server Cookbook

In this document, I plan to capture various use cases around eDirectory Certificate Server, eDirectory server certificates, and troubleshooting tips. This is intended to be a live document which will get updated with more information over time.

Automatic hybrid Azure AD join for Windows 10 devices

In this cool solution, cstumula explains how to configure hybrid Azure AD join for Windows devices to automatically register to Azure AD.

Getting started with eDirectory LDAP Transactions

eDirectory has for some time supported LDAP transactions and this is documented in the Administration Guide. The documentation nicely describes what kind of LDAP extensions are involved in the transactions mechanism and how the flow works. But there is no SDK or sample code that shows how to actually…

Power-up Access Gateway with ModSecurity and Core Rule Set

ModSecurity is a popular open source tool originally designed as a module for Apache HTTP server for securing web applications. It is a web application firewall (WAF) mainly used for real-time web application monitoring, logging, and access control. Why ModSecurity There are two main aspects of ModSecurity which can be leveraged very effectively within…

Automating Manual Process of Installing Change Guardian Windows Agent

Manual installation of Change Guardian Windows Agent requires two artifacts, e.g., Agent Certificate for target host and Installer. The Administrator should first generate the Agent certificate for the Agent host before proceeding with the installation. The steps below will help administrators build a custom script within third party deployment solutions which can generate agent certificates…

Getting Started with Identity Governance – Part 4

I have been discussing the Identity Governance product in terms of interesting things I have noticed using it. I discussed the product, how to enable logging, and the identified the main configuration tools in the first article. In the second article I discussed the file that is used to manage the Identity Governance side…

Getting Started with Identity Governance – Part 3

I have been discussing the Identity Governance product in terms of interesting things I have noticed using it. In trying to resolve these issues, I have not usually found the answer in the documentation, since it is impossible to document everything. Additionally, the kind of information I need, working within the product, doing foolish things…

CloudFormation Template to deploy NetIQ Access Manager in AWS

NetIQ Access Manager 4.4 SP1 and later versions of Access Manager are supported to be deployed in leading public clouds such as AWS and Azure. The NAM_Deploy_AC_IDP_MAG_v1.yml CloudFormation Template (CFT) attached in this tool can be used to deploy the Access Manager components in AWS in the selected VPC This CFT will do the following:…

Getting Started with Identity Governance – Part 2

NetIQ has a new product called Identity Governance that has a lot of new features and functionality. There is much to learn about this tool. In the first article in this series I started talking about the product, how to enable logging, and then identified the main configuration tools. This time I want to talk…

Reporting Events to AbuseIPDB

AbuseIPDB is a project dedicated to helping combat the spread of hackers, spammers, and abusive activity on the internet. Correlated events in Sentinel can be automatically provisioned to AbuseIPDB using the following script with the Execute Action. Due to Bug # 944428, you will require at least Execute a Command 2011.1r2 or greater.

Getting Started with Identity Governance – Part 1

NetIQ has a new product called Identity Governance. This is a pretty neat tool that adds some important functionality. If you are familiar with Micro Focus/NetIQ/Novell Identity Manager then you will be familiar with many of the features in Identity Governance. The focus of Identity Manager is to provision and manage users in multiple systems….

Making Fields in a PRD Reflect Trustee Rights (ACLs) – Part 2

In part 1 of this article, we focused on the back-end retrieval of ACL information for use by a Provisioning Request Definition (PRD) in order to enable the form to reflect an administrator’s rights. In part 2, we will discuss how to use that information within the Form API.

Group Policy Administrator 6.9.1 is generally available

Group Policy Administrator 6.9.1 is generally available. This release supports the service account to access the GPR Security Management node and resolves several other issues.

Sending encrypted e-mail notifications from Sentinel

Recently I had a need for encrypting the e-mail notifications that Sentinel sends from e.g. correlation rules. The e-mails were going to be sent outside the organization to an external e-mail address, and the requirement was that only the recipient should be able to read the messages which of course presents a problem when using…