NetIQ eDirAPI 1.4 Service Pack 1 Release Notes

May 2022

NetIQ eDirAPI 1.4 Service Pack 1 (1.4.1) 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 Changed?

eDirAPI 1.4 SP1 provides the following changes in this release:

1.1 Tree Name No Longer a Part of the POST /session REST Endpoint

The POST /session REST endpoint has changed in this release. Tree name is removed from the session request URL to support anonymous bind in a multi-tree environment.

Prior to eDirAPI 1.4 SP1

eDirAPI 1.4 SP1 and onward

Request URL: https://{server_address}:{port}/eDirAPI/v1/treename/session

Request URL: https://{server_address}:{port}/eDirAPI/v1/session

Sample request body:

{"dn": "/eDirAPI%2Fv1%2Ftree_name%2Fo=alice%2Fcn=bob","password": "string","ldapserver": "","end_time": "2019-05-17T14:44:29.006584692+05:30"}

Sample request body:

{"dn": "/eDirAPI%2Fv1%2Fo=alice%2Fcn=bob","password": "string","ldapserver": "","end_time": "2019-05-17T14:44:29.006584692+05:30"}

For more details, see the respective Swagger documentation accessible from REST API Documentation in the NetIQ eDirectory Administration Guide.

2.0 Fixed Issues

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

2.1 POST /session REST Endpoint Changed to Support Anonymous Simple Bind in a Multi-tree Environment

Fix: Tree name is removed from the session request URL to support anonymous bind in a multi-tree environment. (Bug 500065)

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

5.0 Additional Documentation

5.1 Identity Console

For Identity Console information, refer to the Identity Console online documentation Identity Console online documentation.

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

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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