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Approving a Workflow Programmatically. The IDM engine includes tokens for a great many functions, including a number of common workflow operations. These tokens are the bridge from the metadirectory side of IDM to the workflow side. While many important API calls are represented, there are dozens and dozens that are not. Recently, I had occasion to wish to have a workflow react to actions taken by the IDM engine…

By: rrawson
Jul 24, 2018
9:02 am
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NetIQ Access Manager 4.4 provides a rich set of REST Endpoints for NAM such as components Administration and OAuth/OpenID Management. EasyNAMClient uses those Rest Endpoints to provide a learning tool to new NAM users. This tool can be used by NAM/OAuth beginners as a starting point to explore NAM REST Endpoints and to write…

Jul 18, 2018
2:11 pm
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Modern application development interacts with multiple services. These services can be internal or external. Most of the services are developed with Oauth2 support. When the user or mobile access a service, that particular service might be interacting with other services either internal or cloud service. To access other services, it needs the access token….

By: cstumula
Jul 13, 2018
12:29 pm
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Sometimes it may be nice to have a reliable way to get a quick summary of partitions and replicas from an eDirectory tree. This may be for troubleshooting, or as a record of the current status on a day-to-day basis. As a consultant a common request to a client is, “What partitions do you have defined,…

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By: ab
May 24, 2018
11:48 am
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With NetIQ Access Manager 4.4 SP1 release, Access Manager started supporting leading public clouds – AWS and Azure. To reduce the infrastructure cost, NAM admins can scale-out and scale-in the Identity Servers based on certain parameters like CPU utilization, Network In & Out, etc. The scaling operations can be scheduled as well based on timing…

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May 24, 2018
11:39 am
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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
9:40 am
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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
2:44 pm
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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
8:27 am
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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: scauwe
Jan 18, 2018
1:36 pm
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The module IATools was initially created to simplify creation and usage of tab interfaces in User Application/RBPM. Its usage is simple – either embed the code inline in a form’s script tab or save it in a web server’s URL and point to it as an external resource. After that call the initial setup and…

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By: ffreitas
Jan 18, 2018
9:36 am
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