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With the introduction of Identity Manager 4, NetIQ added a new feature I really like called Packages. Previously, driver configurations were made available as large XML files that defined everything about the driver. This worked fine for a while, but it meant that pushing out minor fixes was hard. Upgrading driver configuration versions was very…

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geoffc
By: geoffc
May 20, 2016
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CIO recently reported that a variant of spear phishing called whaling has emerged as a major cybersecurity threat. Whaling is a social-engineering scheme that uses the relationship between executives and employees to trick employees into taking an illicit action. An attacker masquerading as an executive bids, and the employee does his or her bidding. Notable…

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Travis Greene
May 19, 2016
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This is the third post in a series in which I will explain how an SQL job is performing on a daily basis using the power of RunSQL KS from the new AppManager for SQL server module. One of the problems with my SQL server, I face is to find how the SQL jobs are performing…

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Anmol Rastogi
May 17, 2016
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The IP2Location 2011.1r1 feed plug-in is released. New feed plug-in and replaces the Generic IP Geolocation Service Collector. Allows you to convert IP Location Database files downloaded from ip2location.com to a Sentinel map file.

May 11, 2016
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During the upgrade from IDM 4.0.2 to 4.5 IDM needs JDK 1.8, but if you run your iManager with JDK 1.8 and try to make use of the SecretStore plugin, you will see this error: Error: Monitor SecretStore failed. -1 Decoding Error: sun/io/ByteToCharConverter…

By: nsanson
May 11, 2016
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AppManager is a constantly evolving product. The product area with the fastest change is the monitoring module packs. I often encourage customers to go to the modules page and sort by published to review what has been released and see if any of the updates would apply to their environment. (See the link below mynetiq…

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May 9, 2016
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The Get Value from List Activity has been knocking around my lab for a few years, pretty much without a purpose in many ways outside of my environment. The reason for this is it accepts a list at input, and well no activity or other source available in the product or here on the Community…

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Martin Cotter
May 9, 2016
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Oracle Database Collector 2011.1r2, NetIQ Sentinel Link Collector 2011.1r2, RSA Authentication Manager Collector 2011.1r1, IBM WebSphere Application Server Collector 2011.1r1, and more…

May 9, 2016
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This entry is part 8 of 8 in the series Aegis Workflow 101

Welcome to Part 8 and the final topic on Aegis 101.  A line had to be drawn as to what would make it into 101 and it ends here with a topic I’ve had a love/hate relationship with since its arrival, but I am now finally (almost) a convert! Debug mode. Simply put, Debug Mode allows…

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Martin Cotter
May 4, 2016
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This entry is part 7 of 8 in the series Aegis Workflow 101

Welcome to Part 7 of Aegis Workflow 101.  Error Handling in workflows allows workflows to recover from an error in an activity and to complete a workitem in a controlled manner. First of all – What is an Activity Error?  Activity errors have 2 classifications – errors which are handled inside the activity and produce a…

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Martin Cotter
May 3, 2016
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