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An increasingly common requirement within Identity Management projects is to remove or substitute some characters in a given string. Usually these are non-English (ASCII) characters, accents and diacritic marks. We live in an increasingly global environment. This often causes challenges in identity projects where one must synchronise identity data (names, locations) from a diversity of different…
Thanks to the power and simplicity of DirXML-Script tokens in Identity Manager, one can implement even quite complex policies, whilst only rarely needing to dig directly into the underlying XML. This was not always the case, especially in the first few versions of Identity Manager, which relied on XPath and XSLT…
Here’s part 3 of Alexander McHugh’s series on Delving into and beyond the current-op. The third article in the series deals exclusively with direct operations, it will outline the technical details, review general best practices related to working with direct operations. It will outline how to manipulate and transform direct operations and provide some useful toolbox rules related to direct operations.
Here’s part 2 of Alexander McHugh’s series on Delving into and beyond the current-op. This second article will outline general best practices related to working directly with nodes other than the current-op within the “current operation”. It will also outline some useful toolbox rules and expressions that can be used to access and manipulate the entire XDS document.
When working with the default policies for the Active Directory driver, one quickly notices that this driver calls out to several Java functions. This is true with both the package based version or the pre-configured XML driver export used up until the release of NetIQ Identity Manager 4 Overall, the Active Directory driver is one…
This article is the first part in a series that will delve into the way the NetIQ Identity Manager engine juggles atomic operations. The first article, will give an overview of how the engine actually handles the current operation and outline key technical details related to this concept. Subsequent articles will delve deeper into how to access and modify operations.