Identity Manager

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series What’s new in Validator for Identity Manager 1.4

Validator for Identity Manager version 1.4 was recently released and it adds a bunch of interesting new features. I like writing about new features in products to share the news, but also makes me think about them in…

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By: geoffc
Aug 28, 2015
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Tracing IDM drivers can be difficult, especially if you have a lot of policies. Designer has a colored trace view, but mixes all drivers. The log files are missing the nice colors. This IDM designer plugin tries to make tracing IDM drivers simpler. It provides the following features…

By: scauwe
Aug 28, 2015
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This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series What’s new in Validator for Identity Manager 1.4

What’s new in Validator for Identity Manager 1.4The Validator team have recently released version 1.4 and I thought I would go through and explain what is new in this version. I have done this for IDM releases, Designer releases, and some driver updates…

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By: geoffc
Aug 21, 2015
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I had a requirement to give some people the possibility to change passwords for lower grade students and it was ok to give this right out per school and they had ~15 schools. The first thing I did was to create one group for each school and the groups have the right to see the…

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Aug 19, 2015
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This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Active Directory Password Troubleshooter Tool

In part 1 of this article series I talked about the new Password Troubleshooter tool that comes with IDM 4.5. Over the years we have mocked Novell, then NetIQ for what is known as stealth marketing. This is one of those examples.

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By: geoffc
Aug 14, 2015
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While Identity Tracking is a powerful add-on that allows you to view an identity’s activity from a holistic approach, there are some limitations due to restrictions by the event source. For Identity Tracking to function, the event must contain 3 vital pieces of information…

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Aug 14, 2015
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This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Active Directory Password Troubleshooter Tool

In Identity Manager 4.5 one of the hidden, unsung new bits is a tool called the Password Sync Troubleshooter. The guys in NTS tell me that they have been using this tool for years when they have to support an issue with Password Sync. They very much wanted to get it out…

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By: geoffc
Aug 5, 2015
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NetIQ Identity Manager (IDM) can connect to SAP systems in several ways. Both the SAP-HCM and the SAP User Management drivers require a SAP middleware called „SAP Java Connector“, „JCo3“ in short, to be installed and configured in addition to the IDM driver. NetIQ Documentation does not explain this in detail and only refers to…

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By: lhaeger
Jul 28, 2015
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A lot of times NetIQ IDM developers need to define workflows where a user can assign permissions. With IDM, permissions are defined using entitlements and assigned via resources, when you follow RBAC. However in the real world sometimes you cannot map everything with a Role and some entitlements have to be assigned manually on a…

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By: nsanson
Jul 28, 2015
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GCVs are immensely valuable components within an IDM solution. Use of GCVs can increase the configurability and reduce the amount of code customization required to both reproduce a solution, to move it between deployment stages (I.e, dev to test to production), and maximizes agility in case a solution’s name space or other factors need to…

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By: rrawson
Jul 24, 2015
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