Cool Tools

Sometimes it may be nice to have a reliable way to get a quick summary of partitions and replicas from an eDirectory tree. This may be for troubleshooting, or as a record of the current status on a day-to-day basis. As a consultant a common request to a client is, “What partitions do you have defined,…

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By: ab
May 24, 2018
11:48 am
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5

With NetIQ Access Manager 4.4 SP1 release, Access Manager started supporting leading public clouds – AWS and Azure. To reduce the infrastructure cost, NAM admins can scale-out and scale-in the Identity Servers based on certain parameters like CPU utilization, Network In & Out, etc. The scaling operations can be scheduled as well based on timing…

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May 24, 2018
11:39 am
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5

With the release of Identity Manager 4.7 the installation and configuration methods of the product was changed from GUI based in the previous versions to be script based. In cases where troubleshooting needs to be done on the installation problems, generating debug information will be helpful to narrow down the failures and their causes. This…

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By: vivekbm
May 8, 2018
3:25 pm
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287
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5

Identity Manager since 4.5 provides REST APIs within the IDM Applications which has been used to develop the erstwhile dash/landing User Interface and the latest Identity Manager Dashboard since 4.6. The latest UI has been developed on top of these REST End Points. These REST End Points can be leveraged to get information about identities,…

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By: avikram
Apr 18, 2018
9:40 am
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443
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5

Identity Manager has very good facilities for dealing with XML files right out of the box. JSON parsing, however, usually means using an XPATH token to call your own custom ECMA code to parse the JSON object and return values and/or XML that can be manipulated by the IDM driver’s policies. To make it easier to retrieve data from…

By: ffreitas
Apr 3, 2018
2:44 pm
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651
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5

An organization may have a requirement to find out the number of active sessions and number of unique user’s session. This solution will enable NAM administrator to detect active user sessions, session details (for example session ID, last login time, Remote IP, IDP Roles etc.) and terminate user session(s).

Koushik Halder
Mar 7, 2018
2:16 pm
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5

A simple policy to allow one event to run only from the Subscriber channel of any given driver config. Add it as the first policy in the Subscriber Event Transformation Poilcyset (ETP) in order to permit one Subscriber event, then stop the driver config object on the second event.

By: ab
Feb 15, 2018
8:27 am
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5

Although I never had to, it seems that importing images is a frequently asked feature in IDM. The Generic File Driver was not yet able to do so, although Joakim Ganse used the GFD and some ECMA scripting to do so. The last trigger to implement this feature was a forum post that requested…

By: scauwe
Jan 18, 2018
1:36 pm
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The module IATools was initially created to simplify creation and usage of tab interfaces in User Application/RBPM. Its usage is simple – either embed the code inline in a form’s script tab or save it in a web server’s URL and point to it as an external resource. After that call the initial setup and…

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By: ffreitas
Jan 18, 2018
9:36 am
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634
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5

A Designer plugin that displays the version (as displayed in Help – About) and connect mode (NCP or LDAP) in the window title, defaulting to something like “Designer 4.6.1 (LDAP)”.

lhaeger
By: lhaeger
Sep 13, 2017
9:19 am
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5
Active Directory Authentication Automation Cloud Computing Cloud Security Configuration Customizing Data Breach DirXML Drivers End User Management Identity Manager Importing-Exporting / ICE/ LDIF Intelligent Workload Management IT Security Knowledge Depot LDAP Monitoring Open Enterprise Server Passwords Reporting Secure Access Supported Troubleshooting Workflow