iManager

Recently I was confronted with an eDirectory server that was acting strangely. As sometimes happens when working in consulting, I do not have any personal history or notes to reference, I do not know who set it up, what they chose to do, why they chose to do it, or what has happened to it…

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dgersic
By: dgersic
Oct 4, 2018
1:32 pm
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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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geoffc
By: geoffc
May 17, 2018
1:44 pm
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If you have ever worked with a SOAP or REST driver you will know that they support both sending messages (SOAP usually as XML, or REST as JSON or XML) but also that they support listening for incoming events. Thus you can set up your IDM SOAP or REST driver to be a listening endpoint…

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geoffc
By: geoffc
Oct 20, 2017
2:42 pm
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FreeRADIUS is an effective and free product for setting up secure authentication to your wireless network by using the WPA2 Enterprise standard. You can use client certificates issued by the eDirectory Certificate Authority to authenticate your devices to eDirectory instead of using usernames and passwords. A benefit is that the password doesn’t need to be…

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Sep 28, 2017
11:04 am
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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
1:13 pm
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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
12:15 pm
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All of the ciphers listed are Forward Secrecy (FS) enabled and are highly recommended. They work with pretty much everything you could possibly run into at…

May 4, 2017
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Add this to the filter section of the Web.xml to enable HSTS.

May 4, 2017
5:08 pm
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Your environment runs fine, all hosts are up and running. You install the latest updates but then you have to install a few iManager NPMs or you need new/updated designer modules. Normally you do not allow your iManager/Designer to connect to the internet. So you have to reconfigure them to use the proxy, maybe set…

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Mar 31, 2017
3:30 pm
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This is a bash script to bulk create LDAP users and add them to a new group. It has been verified via LDAP with eDirectory, but is only intended for testing and troubleshooting purposes. Sometimes you just need a ton of users and would rather not go through the trouble…

By: tdharris
Mar 8, 2017
1:17 pm
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Active Directory Authentication Automation Cloud Computing Cloud Security Configuration Customizing Data Breach DirXML Drivers End User Management Identity Manager Importing-Exporting / ICE/ LDIF Intelligent Workload Management IT Security Knowledge Depot LDAP Monitoring Open Enterprise Server Passwords Reporting Secure Access Supported Troubleshooting Workflow