eDirectory

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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dgersic
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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lhaeger
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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You may have seen issues where when working with the IDM User Application or IDMDash after a while, you seem to be logged in yet the application seems to not able to retrieve information from the directory. We first started seeing this behavior when OSP was added in to IDM at version 4.5…

By: rrawson
Jun 30, 2017
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The communication between IDM Azure AD Driver and Exchange Service is secured via SSL. We need to create and import a Server Certificate into the root certificate store of the Windows Server where Exchange Service is deployed…

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By: vkarthik
Jun 16, 2017
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