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…
It is good to know that in the recently concluded essay contest on describing what’s great about Micro Focus products, the winning entry on IAM did deal quite a bit with the IDM Rest Driver. The best part about this driver is that it is Generic…
Geoffrey addresses a variety of issues he has wondered about over the years.
Based on requests from customers, the feature most are interested in is Reporting. That is, most of our customers interested in upgrading to IDM4 are interested in it for the new Reporting features. Now reporting is an interesting thing. It is at one level simple, at another quite complicated. Come see what Geoffrey has to say.
A while back I looked at how employee on-boarding automation could ease the strain on IT. At the time David Mount provided me a demo of NetIQ Aegis which plainly showed how the IT team’s part of the on-boarding process could be automated – reducing human intervention to a minimum. David also said you could…
This is a short article providing an easy, but perhaps a not so obvious way, to use Novell Access Manager (NAM) for Single Sign-On (SSO) access to the Oracle E-Business Suite (OEBS). OEBS is used as the example, but the same SSO enabling strategy used here can be applied to other web applications as well.
The Job scheduler is an IDM utility that allows events to be scheduled. In certain circumstances, it might be necessary to start a Job from a Policy. This article explains how to accomplish this via an extension function call using the DXCommand class.
If you would like to automatically backup and remove all group memberships from a user object the moment the user is disabled, or if you would like to model a new user’s group memberships after an existing user, the two policies in this tip might help you out.
In this AppNote, Pekka Kuronen shares an automatic process for making time-triggered events with IDM, in the spirit of crontab.
Jeff Bate provides a policy for changing driver associations to lowercase, helping overcome a previous driver bug in IDM.