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Is there anything more annoying than using a Unified Communications (UC) or VoIP telephony service—and suddenly everyone sounds like malfunctioning androids trapped in some sort of infinite echo chamber? Hello? (Hello.) Can anyone hear me? Allusions to Pink Floyd aside—even today, UC/VoIP quality is still an issue, despite all the IT monitoring we do. But…

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By: wheaps
Feb 27, 2015
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“Mom, Iggy Azalea is having a Twitter war with Papa Johns.” Because I am not cool, and have never been cool in my entire life, I had no idea who Iggy Azalea might be. In fact, my first thought was that an enterprising plant nursery was live tweeting some species of azalea’s Spring bloom schedule,…

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Rhonda Holloway
Feb 27, 2015
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Around the 2013 to 2014 timeframe a series of enhancement packs were released for Identity Manager 4.02. This was an interesting approach as it added functionality to the product, but was not a product upgrade. The new stuff came in several forms. There was the new User App front end interface, code named Aquamarine, released…

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geoffc
By: geoffc
Feb 26, 2015
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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.

Martin Cotter
Feb 25, 2015
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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…

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MikeRobinson
Feb 25, 2015
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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…

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By: ab
Feb 19, 2015
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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…

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geoffc
By: geoffc
Feb 18, 2015
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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. In Part 1 (here) I provided Aegis Activities to Find, View Details and Modify…

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Martin Cotter
Feb 18, 2015
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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…

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mvreijn
By: mvreijn
Feb 13, 2015
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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. The thinking was that if I could prioritize reducing the number of “near misses,” I could ultimately…

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Rhonda Holloway
Feb 13, 2015
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