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During the upgrade from IDM 4.0.2 to 4.5 IDM needs JDK 1.8, but if you run your iManager with JDK 1.8 and try to make use of the SecretStore plugin, you will see this error: Error: Monitor SecretStore failed. -1 Decoding Error: sun/io/ByteToCharConverter…

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May 11, 2016
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eDirectory comes with PKI (Public Key Infrastructure) components built in. The most obvious manifestation of this is the Certificate Authority that is created on the first server in each tree. This is used to make X.509 Certificates that are used by eDirectory for a number of services. (LDAP with SSL/TLS, iMonitor’s HTTP stack for SSL/TLS…

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By: geoffc
Apr 14, 2016
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If you’re attending this year’s Gartner IAM Summit, things might be a bit different than what you’re used to. I’ve attended other Gartner events this year, as well as other industry IAM-related events, and the thing I’ve noticed is that IAM is no longer on an island. Where IAM was seen as black magic by…

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Travis Greene
Nov 20, 2015
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I was going through the list of applications which can be monitored by AppManager. Though the list is huge, I was disappointed to see that there is no monitoring available for IDM server, so I decided to do something on my own. As AppManager is highly customizable I created a few KSs to monitor my…

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Anmol Rastogi
Nov 19, 2015
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The eDirectory 8.8 LDAP Server component supports a number of different trace levels that can be used to troubleshoot LDAP connections and queries. One can check the LDAP trace output using the ndstrace utility by enabling the +LDAP flag or by using DSTrace in iMonitor. The normal way to change the trace level is to…

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A customer has configured Novell Audit Platform Agent (PA) to Force Caching mode. And along with the Force Caching mode, the “Roll Cache” option is also configured. The PA’s configuration (/etc/logevent.conf) file looks like…

Mahantesh Hongal
Aug 31, 2015
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Since eDirectory 8.8 was released Novell/NetIQ has provided the option to have multiple eDirectory instances on a single system, and to have these running either as ‘root’ or as a non-root user. There are benefits to both, but generally speaking it is a proven and best practice to run services as non-root users.

By: ab
Jun 17, 2015
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From time to time a hardware malfunction, network outage or simple a disaster can occur, so it is a very good idea to have a disaster recovery plan available and updated. This document describes the process of cloning an eDirectory box in a “Offline” fashion. It is very useful when you need to restore a previous eDirectory box that was lost for any reason.

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Feb 3, 2015
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Welcome to the IQLdap Adapter Update 3 (version 0.8.0.0)! This update brings LDIF Operations features into the IQLdap adapter in the form of two activities for LDIF Export and LDIF Import. LDIF, LDAP Data Interchange Format is a standard defined by RFC 2849, which allows a set of LDAP objects to be represented in plain…

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Martin Cotter
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