Thanks to the power and simplicity of DirXML-Script tokens in Identity Manager, one can implement even quite complex policies, whilst only rarely needing to dig directly into the underlying XML. This was not always the case, especially in the first few versions of Identity Manager, which relied on XPath and XSLT…
This entry is part 3 of 16 in the series Walking through the Office 365 IDM driverIn part one of this series I walked through some of the configuration, Packages, and GCVs used in the Office 365 IDM driver. In part two of this series I walked through more of the GCVs and looked at…
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….
Part 10 of Geoffrey Carman’s series of tips for beginners to Identity Manager. In this article, you’ll learn about building XML documents using tokens.
If you are just getting started with IDM, there are some common pitfalls. It would be nice if someone just pointed them out to help you avoid them. This is not the sort of thing that goes in the docs, so here is my attempt.
Geoffrey Carman shares some basic examples of various things you might do in XPATH.
Geoffrey Carman considers XPATH to be the hardest aspect of Novell’s Identity Manager product for most people to understand. He’s been churning out articles that work through interesting examples of XPATH to try and provide some real world examples that may make it more understandable. Here’s one that explores using XPATH to replicate MAP tokens.
Another fun XPATH example, find the position number of a node in a node set.
Need help with XPATH or Regular Expressions in Identity Manager? Here are some resources …
Father Ramon, Perry Nuffer, and Anders Gustafsson share their opinions on some of the best options for learning XPATH for Identity Manager.