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Compiling FLAIM on OS X



By: jlodom

January 12, 2012 5:12 pm

Reads: 214

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.

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RBPM Web Services – Developer Guide



By: jrivard

December 12, 2011 12:22 pm

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This document is intended as a guide for developers to leverage the SOAP and REST web services available as part of the Novell Identity Manager Roles Based Provisioning Module (RBPM).

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Delimited Text Parsing Script (perl)



By: nathanshaw

December 8, 2011 12:46 pm

Reads: 485

This is a very simple PERL script that may be quite useful when working with delimited text files, especially for those of you who write/maintain Delimited Text drivers in IDM.

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Sample Code – LDAPNetAddr (Updated)



By: phavekes

October 29, 2010 10:32 am

Reads: 327

An update to the verry handy cool solution Sample Code – LDAPNetAddr
I found that recently our edir returned an addresstype 9 (tcp) instead of 1 (IP), which wasn’t handled correctly by the sample code. I’ve modified the code to handle these addresses correctly.

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With Friends Like Optimizing Compilers, Who Needs Enemies? (Volatile Variables, Loop-Invariants and Threads)



By: dcthorpe

October 19, 2010 3:01 pm

Reads: 299

Compilers are our friends…right? So tell me: why would a friend change your software to create an infinite loop in your code without you knowing? Such an action would no doubt create potential havoc for someone using your software. Heavens knows how many headache pills would need to be ingested as you debug that gem!

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Dynamic Loading of Production Rules in Drools Expert



By: dcthorpe

October 14, 2010 10:24 am

Reads: 346

Some may wonder if it is possible to load new rules dynamically in Drools Expert. Sure you can! But be very careful. There could be unintended consequences.

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Creating elements programmatically

Tobin Isenberg

By: Tobin Isenberg

October 8, 2010 1:25 pm

Reads: 212

I’ve been having some questions lately on how to create elements via the javascript interface, this feels like a good blog entry.

To start with, creating an element via javascript is handled in context of the server. So for a right click Operation, that means that the Operation type needs to be serverscript, for automations, it would need to be AutomationServer.

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HTML 5 support



By: mmurraynovell

October 5, 2010 6:07 pm

Reads: 154

Customers are asking for HTML 5 support. Simply put this is a new rev of HTML. For the most part it means very little. No more frames and framesets, just iframes and web2 XHTML access.

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Global variables across server scripts

Tobin Isenberg

By: Tobin Isenberg

September 28, 2010 5:54 pm

Reads: 189

From time to time, for performance reasons or architectural implementation reasons, you need to use a variable globally across multiple instances of server side scripts.

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HowTo: Execute Workflow Activities at a Specified Date in User Application

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By: wschreiber

June 10, 2010 2:20 pm

Reads: 431

Sometimes you may want to start a workflow, but delay specific parts of the workflow until a specified date or time has come: A new user might need to be created at a certain date, a workflow action should be performed at midnight, an object needs to be created at one time and be deleted some time later.

While all of these actions could be performed by IDM drivers, it may often be more flexible, easier and a matter of minutes to add such delays in the workflow itself.

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