Identity Manager

The 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. I hope people find this helpful. If you use Identity Manager and you have not seen IDM Validator, you…

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geoffc
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.

geoffc
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…

geoffc
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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lhaeger
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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This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series What’s New in Designer 4.5.1

In part 1 and 2 of this series I talked about some of the new things in Designer 4.5.1. In this article I will try and get through the rest of the items listed in the readme. The last new features is the following. Designer’s Document Generation feature now includes linked GCV objects. To display…

geoffc
By: geoffc
Jul 22, 2015
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This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series What’s New in Designer 4.5.1

After the release of IDM 4.5 the first patch came out. One of the components updated is Designer, with an online update (or downloadable ZIP file). When you chose to install the update it shows a list of fixes and enhancements….

geoffc
By: geoffc
Jul 10, 2015
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