Database

The authentication process for the Reporting Module and all other Identity Applications has changed between IDM 4.0.x and IDM 4.5 so the old way of cleaning the Reporting database using REST won’t work anymore. Here are the updated instructions for IDM 4.5. Recently I performed some testing with about 1 million users and 40 000…

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Nov 21, 2014
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Recently I had a need to clean up both historic and current data from the Identity Reporting Module database (also known as the Identity Information Warehouse) and start with a fresh database. In Identity Manager v4.0.2 there is a pretty quick and painless way to do that without resorting to manual SQL scripts. It’s based on the REST…

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FLAIM is a very scalable, quite fantastic database technology. However, it is sorely neglected outside of Novell / Attachmate. This Cool Solution is an effort to make it slightly more available by fixing some problems compiling it on OS X.

By: jlodom
Jan 12, 2012
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For some reason you need to add another index to your Sentinel database but don’t know where to start? Check out the following Cool Solution to help you out.

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By: mbuil
Aug 31, 2010
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I’ve had the luck to be involved in several large scale Sentinel installations over the last few years. I’ve learned a few things that I think should be shared.

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Dec 10, 2009
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This article discusses the option of moving the database (DIB – Data Information Base) from the default location to a customized location in Windows.

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By: sashwin
Jun 19, 2009
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Quick perl script you may find useful for Database sizing a Sentinel installation. Based on Novell’s docs stating 600 Bytes of space per event.

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Father Ramon shares a sample ECMA script for synchronizing an eDirectory GUID to an Oracle database.

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By: coolguys
Mar 5, 2008
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Here are some simple tips on how to find the current size of your eDirectory database, courtesy of Akos Szechy and Massimo Rosen.

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Jun 28, 2006
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If you need to have NSL save username and password data for different databases, this tip from Keith Runge could make things easier for you.

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Jun 7, 2006
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