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A customer has configured Novell Audit Platform Agent (PA) to Force Caching mode. And along with the Force Caching mode, the “Roll Cache” option is also configured. The PA’s configuration (/etc/logevent.conf) file looks like…

Mahantesh Hongal
Aug 31, 2015
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AppManager 9.1 is here and I am ecstatic about it. The Micro Focus|NetIQ product team went through every component with a fine toothed comb, looking to improve performance everywhere they could. The result? We’re talking at least 3x capacity and performance improvements, meaning it now costs way less to run AppManager than ever before. And…

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Joe Rogers
Aug 31, 2015
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Most NAM setups involve a Load Balancer (LB) fronting either the Access Gateway or Identity Server nodes. When these Load Balancers are set up in SNAT / Proxy mode, the IP address of the incoming request will be that or the LB and not the users IP address. Any NAM decisions that perform an action…

By: ncashell
Aug 28, 2015
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This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series What’s new in Validator for Identity Manager 1.4

Validator for Identity Manager version 1.4 was recently released and it adds a bunch of interesting new features. I like writing about new features in products to share the news, but also makes me think about them in…

geoffc
By: geoffc
Aug 28, 2015
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Tracing IDM drivers can be difficult, especially if you have a lot of policies. Designer has a colored trace view, but mixes all drivers. The log files are missing the nice colors. This IDM designer plugin tries to make tracing IDM drivers simpler. It provides the following features…

By: scauwe
Aug 28, 2015
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The recent cyber attack on Anthem has vexed many victims and onlookers—and not just because Anthem had information on individuals who weren’t Anthem members. Many are asking why cyber attackers would want to steal healthcare records. Is information on someone’s health condition really that valuable? While some may not think so, as a victim of…

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Travis Greene
Aug 25, 2015
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This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series What’s new in Validator for Identity Manager 1.4

What’s new in Validator for Identity Manager 1.4The Validator team have recently released version 1.4 and I thought I would go through and explain what is new in this version. I have done this for IDM releases, Designer releases, and some driver updates…

geoffc
By: geoffc
Aug 21, 2015
3:28 pm
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NetIQ technical services gets a lot of requests from customers reporting poor ratings when evaluated by SSLLABs tool. The following document outlines some changes that will hopefully help move you towards an A+ rating. Changes Needed on Access Manager Appliance or Access Gateway Appliance You must have a certificate using SHA 256 to obtain…

By: ncashell
Aug 20, 2015
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There is a bug in the installation script which can cause some gateways to not install the NetIQ software on the SLES Access Gateway Appliance. After the SLES installation the script calls on: ma-config which is…

EricVeysey
Aug 20, 2015
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I had a requirement to give some people the possibility to change passwords for lower grade students and it was ok to give this right out per school and they had ~15 schools. The first thing I did was to create one group for each school and the groups have the right to see the…

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Aug 19, 2015
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