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About geoffc

Geoffrey Carman (aka geoffc) works at Computer Integrated Services Company of New York (http://www.cisus.com), a consulting firm in the New York city region. His focus is on Identity Management, but likes to think he can pretty much do anything else, if needed. Except fly. Flying is for the birds.

You can check out my book on IDM tokens, here: http://ninja-tools.com/Definitive-Guide-to-NetIQ-IDM-Tokens-Soft-Copy-2001.htm

If you like the articles he has posted, and are looking for help on any of these products, feel free to contact CIS to see about retaining his companies services.

To see a current list of articles published, sorted by topics, take a look at the Wiki page: http://wiki.novell.com/index.php/Geoffrey_Carman%27s_personal_collection

To see all of Geoffrey's work that was published in Cool Solutions before 2007, check here: http://www.novell.com/coolsolutions/author/364.html

Geoffrey is also a Knowledge Partner in the Novell and NetIQ Forums.

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Author Archives

SAP Portal Matching substrings of usernames

geoffc

April 18, 2014 11:17 am

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NetIQ has a number of drivers meant to support the SAP Platform of applications. If you are getting started in this, I will warn you that SAP is probably the most complicated driver you will ever work on. Fun, but complicated. I have written a fair bit about the SAP drivers, (there are many SAP …

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Walking through the Office 365 IDM driver – Part 4

geoffc

April 10, 2014 12:17 pm

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This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Walking through the Office 365 IDM driver

Here’s part 4 of Geoffrey Carman’s series on Walking through the Office 365 IDM driver. In this article, you’ll learn about the configuration settings.

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Error with DB Tables in User Application

geoffc

April 2, 2014 4:35 pm

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With the release of the User Application, starting I guess with IDM 3.0 or so, and its evolution to its current state, there is a fair bit of stuff going on with it, that can be complex to troubleshoot. Lots of new features have been added, lots of legacy features that are probably not commonly …

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Walking through the Office 365 IDM driver – Part 3

geoffc

March 26, 2014 12:17 pm

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This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Walking through the Office 365 IDM driver

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Walking through the Office 365 IDM driverIn part one of this series I walked through some of the configuration, Packages, and GCVs used in the Office 365 IDM driver. In part two of this series I walked through more of the GCVs and looked at …

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IDM Array Index out of Bounds error

geoffc

March 18, 2014 3:51 pm

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A new feature in IDM 4.0.3 patch 3, and Designer 4.02 AU4 led to an amusing and hard to reproduce error, but figuring it all out, gives a better understanding of how some obscure things actually work.

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Walking through the Office 365 IDM driver – Part 2

geoffc

March 10, 2014 10:00 am

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This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Walking through the Office 365 IDM driver

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Walking through the Office 365 IDM driverWith all the cloud offerings out there, managing them gets to be as much as problem as they help make things easier. Good news, a new driver for IDM to provision to Microsoft’s cloud offering Office 365 is available. …

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Strange IDM Driver deployment error

geoffc

March 3, 2014 9:30 am

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Take a look at this pretty amusing error that occurred when I went to start a freshly deployed driver. Multiple Subscriber objects found. What does that mean?

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Walking through the Office 365 IDM driver – Part 1

geoffc

February 21, 2014 12:55 pm

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This entry is part of 4 in the series Walking through the Office 365 IDM driver

This entry is part of 4 in the series Walking through the Office 365 IDM driverThere are many drivers available out of the box from NetIQ and even more available from various partners. You can get a feel for the scope in the article below, where I have listed the DirXML-Associations values for the various …

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Some interesting messages when importing a workflow

geoffc

February 14, 2014 11:48 am

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NetIQ Identity Manager has followed an interesting evolutionary path over time. It started as a simple object and attribute synchronization engine with DirXML 1.0 and more features have been added over time. One of the more interesting enhancements has been the addition of the Roles Based Provisioning Module (RBPM) which is really several things all …

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Walking through the Blackboard driver – Part 2

geoffc

February 6, 2014 4:43 pm

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This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Walking through the Blackboard driver

Here’s part 2 of Geoffrey Carman’s series on Walking through the Blackboard driver. In this article, you’ll learn about the Subscriber Event Transformation Policy Set.

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