Identity Manager

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Getting Started with OSP

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Getting Started with OSPIn the first two articles in this series I discussed some of the basic things about getting OSP installed and configured so that the various web components of NetIQ Identity Manager working. OSP is the front end authentication module that support name/password,…

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By: geoffc
Jul 28, 2016
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This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Getting Started with OSP

In the previous article on OSP I discussed the certificates needed, and the order of install. Since this is critically important to get OSP working let me repeat quickly here. There are two keystores involved, the general Java stack (/opt/netiq/idm/apps/jre/lib/security/cacerts) and the OSP keystore. In principle you could have a third for Tomcat, but I…

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Jul 21, 2016
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This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Getting Started with OSP

When Identity Manager was first released by Novell as DirXML 1.0 the product was focused exclusively on synchronizing objects between different directories, databases, text files, and more. As time rolled on more features got added. With Novell Nsure Identity Manager 2.0 we…

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By: geoffc
Jul 11, 2016
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With the introduction of Identity Manager 4, NetIQ added a new feature I really like called Packages. Previously, driver configurations were made available as large XML files that defined everything about the driver. This worked fine for a while, but it meant that pushing out minor fixes was hard. Upgrading driver configuration versions was very…

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By: geoffc
May 20, 2016
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I have written many articles about the various error codes I have come across in drivers. I highly recommend everyone try this. When you are working with a driver all sorts of issues pop up. Keep a text editor open, copy and paste the error into the file, and then try to leave a note…

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By: geoffc
Apr 22, 2016
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This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Walking through the Multi-Domain Active Directory Driver

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Walking through the Multi-Domain Active Directory DriverThe new Multi Domain Active Directory driver is a clever new approach to drivers in general yet reusing the hard work and maturity developed in the classic Active Directory driver. In part 1 of this series I discussed the…

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By: geoffc
Mar 25, 2016
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Identity Manager has a really neat XML based language called DirXML Script. When you look at a policy in iManager or Designer, you see a GUI rendering of the underlying XML. This is a very powerful approach, since changing some things in the GUI can be tedious or tricky. Whereas some things are really easy…

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By: geoffc
Mar 11, 2016
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With the release of GroupWise 2014 R2, there is a new feature added in the REST api to manage profile pictures in GroupWise. Aside from the fact that these pictures have to be cropped to certain size and resolution, there are several ways to update GroupWise profile pictures for the users.

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Mar 4, 2016
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Fernando Freitas wrote an awesome script that makes the User Application web service endpoint for Roles available as shell commands in bash. This is much more useful than you would think at first. After all, we can do them in a GUI, in SOAP UI, or other SOAP tools, what does bash give us? Well…

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