Identity Manager

Micro Focus Identity Manager is a pretty complex product. The engine happens to be my favorite part. It is designed to synchronize data between disparate systems, and as the years have progressed has gotten pretty complex and interesting. At the core is the Identity Manager engine (vrdim.dlm and dxevent.dlm on Windows, dxevent and vrdim in…

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By: geoffc
May 17, 2018
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For many years I have struggled with the date fields and managing them within workflows. Today I finally decided to do something about it. Here collected are the most important details to remember when handling date attributes within your provisioning request definitions (PRDs). Form Script There are several possible formats we might need to deal…

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By: rrawson
May 10, 2018
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With the release of Identity Manager 4.7 the installation and configuration methods of the product was changed from GUI based in the previous versions to be script based. In cases where troubleshooting needs to be done on the installation problems, generating debug information will be helpful to narrow down the failures and their causes. This…

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By: vivekbm
May 8, 2018
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IDM 4.6.2 uses a later version of Rhino that changes the way it supports “string” coercion. Here’s a solution from TNosredna to help you avoid problems after upgrading…

By: TNosredna
May 2, 2018
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Identity Manager since 4.5 provides REST APIs within the IDM Applications which has been used to develop the erstwhile dash/landing User Interface and the latest Identity Manager Dashboard since 4.6. The latest UI has been developed on top of these REST End Points. These REST End Points can be leveraged to get information about identities,…

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By: avikram
Apr 18, 2018
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This guide will help you get started with the new Controlled Permission Reconciliation Service (CPRS). Firstly, we will review the old PCRS feature and then I’ll give an overview of the new CPRS feature which is shipped along with IDM 4.7 release. As CPRS is a new feature with a completely new UI it might…

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By: vkarthik
Apr 18, 2018
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Identity Manager has very good facilities for dealing with XML files right out of the box. JSON parsing, however, usually means using an XPATH token to call your own custom ECMA code to parse the JSON object and return values and/or XML that can be manipulated by the IDM driver’s policies. To make it easier to retrieve data from…

By: ffreitas
Apr 3, 2018
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This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Walking through the ServiceNow driver

This series is walking through the ServiceNow IDM driver configuration. In general, the docs never discuss this level of detail and while I concede this is as boring as eating paint as it dries, nonetheless I like to think there is value when you run into an issue in a policy and can find a discussion of what it is doing. Knowing what is supposed to…

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By: geoffc
Mar 29, 2018
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If you are an eDirectory person, you are used to handling user access requests to other objects. If you come from the Open Enterprise Server world, you are used to how that interfaces with a file system (like NSS). The inheritance model is pretty straightforward and easy to understand, most of the time. In the…

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By: geoffc
Mar 22, 2018
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A simple policy to allow one event to run only from the Subscriber channel of any given driver config. Add it as the first policy in the Subscriber Event Transformation Poilcyset (ETP) in order to permit one Subscriber event, then stop the driver config object on the second event.

By: ab
Feb 15, 2018
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