Identity Manager

If you are using the IDM 4.0 SP2 Advanced Edition with additional toys like HPD, or if you are using IDM 4.5 AE with the same pieces, you may have the opportunity to use Mobile Approvals from an Android or other phone. This is basically a simplified mobile interface made to let those doing approvals…

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By: ab
Feb 19, 2015
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Note: This solution has been developed as a proof of concept in a lab, but hasn’t been battle-tested yet in a production environment.   When writing an IDM Driver, it’s easy to have dependencies which conflict with another driver’s dependencies. For example, let’s say your driver depends on commons-lang-2.6.jar, but other drivers are present which…

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By: jalbr74
Feb 9, 2015
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This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Delving into and beyond the current-op

Here’s part 3 of Alexander McHugh’s series on Delving into and beyond the current-op. The third article in the series deals exclusively with direct operations, it will outline the technical details, review general best practices related to working with direct operations. It will outline how to manipulate and transform direct operations and provide some useful toolbox rules related to direct operations.

Alexander McHugh
Jun 24, 2014
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This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Delving into and beyond the current-op

Here’s part 2 of Alexander McHugh’s series on Delving into and beyond the current-op. This second article will outline general best practices related to working directly with nodes other than the current-op within the “current operation”. It will also outline some useful toolbox rules and expressions that can be used to access and manipulate the entire XDS document.

Alexander McHugh
Jun 17, 2014
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When working with the default policies for the Active Directory driver, one quickly notices that this driver calls out to several Java functions. This is true with both the package based version or the pre-configured XML driver export used up until the release of NetIQ Identity Manager 4 Overall, the Active Directory driver is one…

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Alexander McHugh
Jun 9, 2014
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This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Delving into and beyond the current-op

This article is the first part in a series that will delve into the way the NetIQ Identity Manager engine juggles atomic operations. The first article, will give an overview of how the engine actually handles the current operation and outline key technical details related to this concept. Subsequent articles will delve deeper into how to access and modify operations.

Alexander McHugh
Jun 2, 2014
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The attached Perl script will take an input engine trace file and split the contents of it into two files, a subscriber channel file and a publisher channel file.  All neutral data is written into both files.  It does not modify the original trace file. I created this Perl script because following an event in…

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By: mlabit
Aug 28, 2013
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Every training department in the world has the same foundational need–that is, to understand their audience’s needs. So, occasionally we use a survey to get answers to specific questions we have about how we are perceived by the customers we’ve trained. You’re input is very valuable to us, so we are offering a chance to…

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Nov 28, 2012
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Just before the US September holiday weekend, the first Refresh for Designer 4.02 was released. (Aug 31, 2012). Initially I thought that this was what used to be known as Auto Updates and had been renamed to Refresh. But this is apparently a quick release to fix some important bugs. You can go get it,…

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By: geoffc
Sep 5, 2012
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Well that is a silly title, but I was having a conversation with some people I was helping and as always a major stumbling block for getting started with Identity Manager (IDM) is how XPATH works, which should be understandable, but in an Identity Manager context it seems to confuse the heck out of people….

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By: geoffc
Aug 28, 2012
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