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I recently implemented the cool solution, “Setting a password in workflow” for one of my clients. This allows us to set userPassword within a workflow. But the source of the password data might often be a form. A common configuration is that when using a password field, you have the ability to provide a…

By: rrawson
Jul 7, 2015
11:24 am
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I’ve been asked a few times about the purpose of various policysets; for what purpose do we have this one vs. that one? Why Event vs. Command, or Creation vs. Placement? There are reasons for all of them, and if followed properly life can be much simpler than if lumping everything under one policyset and…

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By: ab
Jul 2, 2015
8:15 am
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5

With the release of Identity Manager 4.5 SP1 a bunch of things got updated. I wanted to discuss some of the fixes and new features in the Designer 4.5 patch 1 update in this article. I have discussed some of the bug fixes and features new in IDM 4.5 itself in these articles if you…

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geoffc
By: geoffc
Jul 1, 2015
3:42 pm
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Author Thomas Hood once wrote, “…the easiest reading is damned hard writing.” I imagine most system administrators would express a similar sentiment when approached about automating parts of their organization’s identity and access management (IAM) system. Although automation makes IAM processes less complex for users, it introduces additional complexity for IT, particularly in four specific…

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Travis Greene
Jul 1, 2015
7:13 am
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One of the features IDM 4.5 documentation is missing are the instructions on how to add new locales to Home and Provisioning Dashboard (HPD) including the One SSO Provider (OSP) login page and the “old” UserApplication (UA) interface.

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By: tami
Jun 29, 2015
11:32 am
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As organizations respond to the current sea change in the way people work as well as what they use as their office, most organizations still have a ways to go in terms of keeping remote access secure and effective while at the same time reigning in costs. Although most all companies are continuing their shift…

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Kent Purdy
Jun 25, 2015
4:37 pm
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“You better start swimming or you’ll sink like a stone for the times they are a-changin’,” Bob Dylan famously sang in 1964. “The Times They Are a-Changin’,” has become one of Dylan’s most recognized and well-loved songs. In fact, Steve Jobs recited the second verse of the song during the 1984 annual Apple shareholder meeting…

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GeoffWebb
By: GeoffWebb
Jun 25, 2015
7:36 am
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