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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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This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series Following a Role Grant in the RRSD Driver

In the previous article I was showing how the Role and Resource objects get linked via a ResourceAssociation object, which the Roles and Resource Service Driver (RRSD) events upon and implements. But that example had an error with permissions, such that the RRSD object did not have sufficient eDirectory permissions to modify the User objects…

Feb 16, 2017
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This entry is part 5 of 6 in the series Following a Role Grant in the RRSD Driver

This entry is part 5 of 6 in the series Following a Role Grant in the RRSD DriverIn the first four articles of this series, I discussed what you see in the Roles and Resources Service Driver (RRSD) when different events are triggered out of the User Application. When you are in the User Application,…

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Feb 7, 2017
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Fernando Freitas wrote an awesome script that makes the User Application web service endpoint for Roles available as shell commands in bash. This is much more useful than you would think at first. After all, we can do them in a GUI, in SOAP UI, or other SOAP tools, what does bash give us? Well…

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Jan 30, 2017
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This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Getting Started with OSP

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Getting Started with OSPIn the previous articles in this series I was discussing what should be known to get started with OSP and started reading through the osp.log of a server starting up. It is interesting to see all that goes on under the covers…

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Jan 9, 2017
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This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series Getting Started with OSP

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series Getting Started with OSPIn this series of articles I am trying to look at the One SSO Provider (OSP) which is used internally by NetIQ IDM to allow single sign on to the web interfaces IDM offers. This is a very interesting product in its…

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Dec 21, 2016
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This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Walking through an Integration Activity in User Application

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Walking through an Integration Activity in User ApplicationIn the previous article in this series I worked through the pre-activity of the Integration Activity action. Who would have thought so much work goes on, in such detail in the pre-activity, before we even start actually doing…

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Dec 5, 2016
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When working with a SOAP based web service, the communications take place over HTTP or preferably HTTPS (so they are secure) and usually have an XML based body with information in it. There is a language defined, WSDL, the Web Services Description Language, that is itself XML based and explains how the web service should…

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Nov 14, 2016
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This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Walking through an Integration Activity in User Application

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Walking through an Integration Activity in User ApplicationIn the first part of this article I discussed I would be reading through and explaining what I see in an example of the Integration Activity trace in User Application. The SOAP function I am trying to call…

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Nov 3, 2016
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