Identity Manager

This post describes the method we used to migrate the database from MySQL to PostgreSQL for our JBoss based UserApp installations on SLES (IDM 4.0.2). This is achieved by reinstalling both JBoss with PostgreSQL and the UserApp, and then exporting the db from MySQL and importing it into PostgreSQL. Please note that the newly installed…

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By: lbert
Apr 20, 2015
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This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Troubleshooting OSP in IDM 4.5

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Troubleshooting OSP in IDM 4.5As I worked through a new Identity Manager 4.5 setup I was trying a number of things and ran across some interesting errors. This series of articles is meant to share what I found, hopefully with error codes for the Google…

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By: geoffc
Apr 17, 2015
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If the rate and intensity at which my identity has been stolen in the past three years keeps pace, by 2017, I might as well advertise my personally identifiable information (PII) in blinking neon pink sky-writing and throw Mardi Gras beads from the airplane. First, my grocery store’s loyalty program was breached. Then I was…

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Rhonda Holloway
Apr 14, 2015
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This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Troubleshooting OSP in IDM 4.5

Recently I spent a lot of time working through the new OSP (One SSO Provider) used in Identity Manager 4.5 for logging into the various Identity Applications (User Application, Catalog Access, Home and Provisioning Dashboard, Reporting, Access Review). When I work…

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By: geoffc
Apr 10, 2015
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This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Troubleshooting OSP in IDM 4.5

With the release of the gemstone projects for IDM 4.02, and built into IDM 4.5 NetIQ changed the method for logging into the Identity Applications. The Identity Applications are generically considered the set of…

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By: geoffc
Apr 1, 2015
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Steps to get OSP talking to Shibboleth IDP: In the world of federation there are many possible tools and protocols to use. There is an alphabet soup of acronyms like SAML, WS-Fed, WS-*, Shibboleth, Liberty, SOAP or REST, Oauth, etc. There are a host of products that can do this for you. NetIQ has one…

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By: geoffc
Mar 24, 2015
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If someone really needs to do something, they will find a way to do it. The wheel. Nails. The compass. Paper. The printing press. Light bulbs. Computers. The Internet. Running your own email server as the US Secretary of State. In the last 40 years, I don’t think there is a business person on the…

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Rhonda Holloway
Mar 17, 2015
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You can use the IDM “Resource Request Portlets” to add your custom workflow request definitions as new navigation items in the main UserApp menu. The result would allow quick access to any custom workflows directly from the left navigation menu.   The example shows a custom workflow “Clearing Process” link in the “Information Management” menu…

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wschreiber
Mar 16, 2015
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Entitlements in NetIQ Identity Manager and I have a sort of love hate relationship. For the longest time, I preferred to use a custom attribute and have my driver implement it as appropriate. Then I finally ‘got it’ with Entitlements and it started to make some kind of sense. As a consequence, I wrote up…

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By: geoffc
Mar 13, 2015
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In the first article in this series I introduced the concept of the PCRS project and looked at a very clever Package Prompt used to populate a mapping table. Normally I would not have spent so much effort on the Package Prompts, they usually just ask you for settings and apply them, but this one…

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By: geoffc
Mar 6, 2015
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