IDM Designer

We inherited an environment with a lot of policy rules marked as disabled in the Policy Builder within IDM Designer. Within these rules there are also nested disabled conditions and actions, which in order to be seen need to be expanded in the GUI. We wanted to find a way to remove these rules…

By: Nino92
Mar 22, 2019
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When NetIQ released IDM 4 with IDM Designer v4.0, they introduced the concept of a driver “package”. This was followed by the idea of layering packages, so that new features could be added, old features removed, and generally we would no longer have single huge monolithic drivers to deal with. By now, this is not…

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By: dgersic
Mar 12, 2019
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In Identity Manager 4.7 there is a new driver available. You can find it in Designer palette under Service, it’s called Identity Gateway Integration Module (IGIM). Sadly I couldn’t find any documentation about it but I decided to try it out and see how far I got. During the package installation it asks you several…

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Jul 11, 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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This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Understanding Package versioning

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Understanding Package versioningIn the first article in this series I discussed an issue with how versioning is done in Identity Manager Packages, for Designer. Packages are great for both Micro Focus to deliver content, but also for people like me, a consultant to deliver content….

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geoffc
By: geoffc
Feb 2, 2018
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Although I never had to, it seems that importing images is a frequently asked feature in IDM. The Generic File Driver was not yet able to do so, although Joakim Ganse used the GFD and some ECMA scripting to do so. The last trigger to implement this feature was a forum post that requested…

By: stefaanv
Jan 18, 2018
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This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Understanding Package versioning

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Understanding Package versioningIf you are using Identity Manager version 4.0x and higher you will know about Packages. I love packages, as might be evident by how much I have written about them. Series: Let’s talk some more about Packages in Designer 4 New object type…

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geoffc
By: geoffc
Jan 3, 2018
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A Designer plugin that displays the version (as displayed in Help – About) and connect mode (NCP or LDAP) in the window title, defaulting to something like “Designer 4.6.1 (LDAP)”.

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By: lhaeger
Sep 13, 2017
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I often find myself trying to compare the full DriverSet XML between environments to ensure I copied all changes from and to each environment. This was a pretty tedious task because drivers and rules are listed in the XML in the order they were initially imported (I believe), and not much of that matches between…

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Jun 26, 2017
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I was recently asked to help troubleshoot a perceived problem with Dynamic Groups.  While at first I thought the problem was non-working dynamic groups, in actuality the problem was less about Dynamic Groups on their own and more about IDM working with them, specifically creating them or setting their memberQuery attribute; the memberQuery attribute holds…

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By: ab
May 23, 2017
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