Identity Manager

While the hackers in movies continue to use brute-force methods to breach security, fingers flying on keyboards as firewalls fall, real attackers today prefer the subtler method of hijacking insider credentials. Frankly, it’s far easier to figure out a user’s password or get them to click a link in a phishing email. To reduce the…

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Travis Greene
Mar 5, 2015
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Around the 2013 to 2014 timeframe a series of enhancement packs were released for Identity Manager 4.02. This was an interesting approach as it added functionality to the product, but was not a product upgrade. The new stuff came in several forms. There was the new User App front end interface, code named Aquamarine, released…

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geoffc
By: geoffc
Feb 26, 2015
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If you are using the IDM 4.0 SP2 Advanced Edition with additional toys like HPD, or if you are using IDM 4.5 AE with the same pieces, you may have the opportunity to use Mobile Approvals from an Android or other phone. This is basically a simplified mobile interface made to let those doing approvals…

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By: ab
Feb 19, 2015
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With the release of NetIQ Identity Manager 4.5 a bunch of new options were made available, notably in Designer itself. In the context of Package Management, the biggest one is probably the Migrate Linkages option. As a side note, if you open an older project in Designer 4.5 you will get asked if you want…

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geoffc
By: geoffc
Feb 18, 2015
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There was a time in my life when I got so far into the weeds of wife-ing, mothering, and working, that in desperation I began categorizing my day’s activities into three categories: Near Misses, Fails, and Epic Fails. The thinking was that if I could prioritize reducing the number of “near misses,” I could ultimately…

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Rhonda Holloway
Feb 13, 2015
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This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series Walking through the Oracle EBS HR driver

In the sixth article I finished the Input Transform and started on the Publisher channel getting through the Event Transformation. In this article I will work through the rest of the Publisher channel.

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By: geoffc
Feb 11, 2015
3:29 pm
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Note: This solution has been developed as a proof of concept in a lab, but hasn’t been battle-tested yet in a production environment.   When writing an IDM Driver, it’s easy to have dependencies which conflict with another driver’s dependencies. For example, let’s say your driver depends on commons-lang-2.6.jar, but other drivers are present which…

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By: jalbr74
Feb 9, 2015
11:53 am
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This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series Walking through the Oracle EBS HR driver

In the fifth article I almost finished the Input Transform. In this article I will finish the Input Transform and start on the Publisher channel.

geoffc
By: geoffc
Feb 4, 2015
12:59 pm
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This entry is part 5 of 7 in the series Walking through the Oracle EBS HR driver

In the fourth article I finished the Output Transform, and started in on the first policy in the Input Transform. In this article I will continue through the Input Transform.

geoffc
By: geoffc
Jan 28, 2015
12:39 pm
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In the first part of this series I talked about the new features called out in the Readme for Designer 4.5. Having finished the high level new features, let’s look at known issues of interest, and then whatever bugs I have noticed being fixed.

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By: geoffc
Jan 21, 2015
12:09 pm
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