Troubleshooting

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Active Directory Password Troubleshooter Tool

In part 1 of this article series I talked about the new Password Troubleshooter tool that comes with IDM 4.5. Over the years we have mocked Novell, then NetIQ for what is known as stealth marketing. This is one of those examples.

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By: geoffc
Aug 14, 2015
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Recently there has been a lot of hoopla over security vulnerabilities such as POODLE and logjam and others. To help mitigate and/or resolve some of these issues, more strict implementations of SSL/TLS protocols and various ciphers may have to be used.

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This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Active Directory Password Troubleshooter Tool

In Identity Manager 4.5 one of the hidden, unsung new bits is a tool called the Password Sync Troubleshooter. The guys in NTS tell me that they have been using this tool for years when they have to support an issue with Password Sync. They very much wanted to get it out…

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By: geoffc
Aug 5, 2015
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Recently I had occasion to spend a lot of time digging into the SSO (Single Sign On) configuration for User Application. As it happened, I was starting with the IDM 4.5 version of the User Application, which uses the NetIQ OSP (One SSO Provider) framework. This opens an entire other can of worms, since OSP…

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By: geoffc
May 28, 2015
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This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Troubleshooting OSP in IDM 4.5

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Troubleshooting OSP in IDM 4.5As I worked through a new Identity Manager 4.5 setup I was trying a number of things and ran across some interesting errors. This series of articles is meant to share what I found, hopefully with error codes for the Google…

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By: geoffc
Apr 17, 2015
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This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Troubleshooting OSP in IDM 4.5

Recently I spent a lot of time working through the new OSP (One SSO Provider) used in Identity Manager 4.5 for logging into the various Identity Applications (User Application, Catalog Access, Home and Provisioning Dashboard, Reporting, Access Review). When I work…

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By: geoffc
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This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Troubleshooting OSP in IDM 4.5

With the release of the gemstone projects for IDM 4.02, and built into IDM 4.5 NetIQ changed the method for logging into the Identity Applications. The Identity Applications are generically considered the set of…

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By: geoffc
Apr 1, 2015
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Occasionally I’ve needed to troubleshoot memory or CPU utilization issues in Access Manager. This is most common when developing custom authentication classes. Fortunately, there are great tools for this included in the JDK. My favorite tool is JVisualVM. If you have a graphical console on the Identity Server ( or an Access Gateway Service) box…

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Jerry Combs
Mar 6, 2015
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We encountered a very rare event where the Event Partition Data (index of raw event data) failed to be written to the secondary storage. While the compressed raw data was still intact and written to the secondary storage, it could not be queried as the index of its content was missing. The resolution required several…

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Oct 9, 2014
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This document explains the process of troubleshooting claims sent in SAML messages through the WS Federation protocol in a Federated App (hosted in MS Azure) using IDP servers as an Identity Service in Access Manager 3.1.4 and later. Basically by following this quick and dirty process you will be able to see how the values configured in an attribute set are being sent from Access Manager to the Microsoft Azure App.

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May 16, 2014
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