NetIQ eDirAPI 1.3 Release Notes

May 2021

NetIQ eDirAPI 1.3 resolves several previous issues. Many of these improvements were made in direct response to suggestions from our customers. We thank you for your time and valuable input. We hope you continue to help us ensure our products meet all your needs. You can post feedback in the eDirectory Community Support Forums, our community Web site that also includes product notifications, blogs, and product user groups.

For a full list of all issues resolved in NetIQ eDirectory 9.x, including all patches and service packs, refer to TID 7016794, “History of Issues Resolved in NetIQ eDirectory 9.x”.

For more information about this release and for the latest release notes, see the Documentation Web site. To download this product, see the Product Upgrade Web site.

1.0 What’s New

eDirAPI 1.3 provides the following new feature in this release:

1.1 Support for New APIs for Certificate Management and Enhanced Background Authentication

With this version, we are shipping APIs for managing Certificates and Enhanced Background Authentication (EBA). For more details, see the respective Swagger documentation accessible from REST API Documentation in the NetIQ eDirectory Administration Guide.

2.0 Fixed Issues

2.1 REST Services Does Not Support 4096-bit and 8192-bit CA Keys

Fix: With this version, REST services has been enhanced to work with 4096-bit and 8192-bit CA keys.

2.2 Identity Console Fails to Launch

Fix: With this release, Identity Console does launch when LDAP server is configured to disallow anonymous simple bind.

2.3 REST Services Require Administrative Access for Installation

Fix: With this release, the REST container comes up without user credentials when anonymous bind is enabled. However, when anonymous bind is disabled, the REST container comes up only when the user credentials are provided.

3.0 System Requirements

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

4.0 Installing or Upgrading

To upgrade to eDirAPI 1.3, see Upgrading REST Services for eDirectory in the NetIQ eDirectory Administration Guide.

NOTE:REST Services 1.3 is the next release after REST 1.0. There was no interim release for REST services.

5.0 Additional Documentation

5.1 iManager

For iManager information, refer to the iManager online documentation.

5.2 Novell International Cryptographic Infrastructure (NICI)

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

5.3 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

For information about legal notices, trademarks, disclaimers, warranties, export and other use restrictions, U.S. Government rights, patent policy, and FIPS compliance, see

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