eDirectory

In this document, I plan to capture various use cases around eDirectory Certificate Server, eDirectory server certificates, and troubleshooting tips. This is intended to be a live document which will get updated with more information over time.

By: srahul
Jan 24, 2019
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eDirectory has for some time supported LDAP transactions and this is documented in the Administration Guide. The documentation nicely describes what kind of LDAP extensions are involved in the transactions mechanism and how the flow works. But there is no SDK or sample code that shows how to actually…

Dec 19, 2018
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Recently I was confronted with an eDirectory server that was acting strangely. As sometimes happens when working in consulting, I do not have any personal history or notes to reference, I do not know who set it up, what they chose to do, why they chose to do it, or what has happened to it…

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By: dgersic
Oct 4, 2018
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This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Making Fields in a PRD Reflect Trustee Rights (ACLs)

In part 1 of this article, we focused on the back-end retrieval of ACL information for use by a Provisioning Request Definition (PRD) in order to enable the form to reflect an administrator’s rights. In part 2, we will discuss how to use that information within the Form API.

By: rrawson
Aug 3, 2018
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This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Making Fields in a PRD Reflect Trustee Rights (ACLs)

Making your administrative trustee rights reflect in the behavior of a PRD form is possible, but there are quite a few moving parts to make it happen. The story of this implementation will include several important steps including: Understanding how Trustee Rights (ACLs) work in eDirectory, Reviewing the client’s use case, Getting the rights to…

By: rrawson
Jul 27, 2018
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So in a recent customer project I was wondering why a new JDBC driver did not sync the date of birth from user accounts to a database table. Everything else was working and the obvious checks for a typo or missing entry in filter or schema mapping  showed everything just fine. So I captured a…

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By: lhaeger
Jul 24, 2018
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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
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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
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FreeRADIUS is an effective and free product for setting up secure authentication to your wireless network by using the WPA2 Enterprise standard. You can use client certificates issued by the eDirectory Certificate Authority to authenticate your devices to eDirectory instead of using usernames and passwords. A benefit is that the password doesn’t need to be…

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Sep 28, 2017
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We recently held an essay contest inviting Micro Focus employees and customers to describe why they love using Micro Focus products. This entry was selected as the second-place winner in the Identity and Access Management solution group. The author, Paul Pedron, received the second-place prize. Take a look at the winning entry…

netiqcoolguys
Aug 17, 2017
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