NetIQ eDirectory 9.0.2 Hot Fix 2 Release Notes

1.0 What’s New?

eDirectory 9.0.2 HF2 provides the following fixes in this release:

1.1 Enhancements

This release includes the following software enhancements:

Support for Identity Manager 4.6

This version of eDirectory supports Identity Manager 4.6. For more information, see NetIQ Identity Manager 4.6 Release Notes.

1.2 Fixed Issues

This release includes the following software fixes that resolve several previous issues:

eDirectory Fails to Connect to Sentinel Server 7.4.2 and Above

Issue: eDirectory is unable to send data to the Sentinel server 7.4.2 and above using the Audit Connector due to Java rejecting the certificates signed with MD5.

Fix: This release updates eDirectory to send data to the Sentinel server 7.4.2 and above using Audit Connector. For more information, refer to the NetIQ Downloads Web site and the Novell Audit Platform Agent Guide (Sentinel Plug-Ins 2011.1r5). (Bug 988749)

1.3 Supported Upgrade Paths

To upgrade to eDirectory 9.0.2 HF2, you need to be on eDirectory 8.8.8.x or above. For more information on upgrading eDirectory, see the NetIQ eDirecoty Installation Guide.

2.0 System Requirements

For information about prerequisites, hardware requirements, and supported operating systems, see the NetIQ eDirectory Installation Guide.

3.0 Installing or Upgrading

To upgrade to eDirectory 9.0.2 HF2, you need to be on eDirectory 8.8.8.x or 9.0.x. For more information on upgrading eDirectory, see the Novell Download Site.

4.0 Known Issues

NetIQ Corporation strives to ensure our products provide quality solutions for your enterprise software needs. The following issues are currently being researched. If you need further assistance with any issue, please contact Technical Support.

For the list of the known issues in eDirectory 9.0, refer to the Known Issues section in the respective release notes.

4.1 Unable to select Bind Restrictions for Ciphers

Issue: Bind Restrictions for Ciphers option is deactivated in iManager 3.0 SP2. You can not select this option while using the Identity Manager 4.6 with eDirectory 9.0 SP2 when Suite B is enabled on IDV.

Workaround: Clear browser cache and restart the Tomcat server.

4.2 Uninstallation of eDirectory Fails on Windows

Issue: Uninstallation of eDirectory fails on Windows 2012 R2 with the error code -641 when you browse for users in the eDirectory login wizard.

Workaround: Enter the admin login credentials in the eDirectory login wizard to finish the uninstallation successfully.

5.0 Additional Documentation

5.1 Revamped Documentation

The eDirectory documentation has been revamped. Content from NMAS Administration Guide, Password Management Guide, and Certificate Server Guide is now part of the eDirectory Administration Guide. Use the following links to access these chapters in the eDirectory Administration Guide:

5.2 iManager

For iManager information, refer to the iManager online documentation.

5.3 Novell International Cryptographic Infrastructure (NICI)

The NICI Administration Guide is included in the eDirectory documentation page.

5.4 eDirectory Issues on Open Enterprise Server (UNIX only)

For more information on eDirectory issues on Open Enterprise Server (OES), see OES Readme.

6.0 Legal Notices

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