NetIQ eDirectory 9.2 SP4 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”.
eDirectory 9.2 SP4 provides the following fixes in this release:
We are shipping a preview version of Docker Container-based deployment with eDirectory 9.2 SP4 for customers to use and provide feedback. Customers wishing to deploy in production will be supported only with a Professional Services engagement. For more information, see Deploying eDirectory Using Docker Container in the eDirectory Installation Guide.
In addition to the platforms supported in previous releases of eDirectory, this release adds support for the following operating system:
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 8.3
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7.9
This release adds support for the following third party components:
OpenLDAP SDK 2.4.54
eDirectory 9.2 SP4 includes the following software fixes that resolve several previous issues:
This version of eDirectory resolves.
Issue: The LDAP persistent connections might fail sometimes with transport failure (-625)error message. (Defect 235441)
Fix: This version of eDirectory does not crash while performing search operation for cn=monitor. (Defect 267100)
Issue: eDirectory crashes while performing NMAS operations after enabling the CEF auditing module. (Defect 269019)
Fix: This version of eDirectory does not crash anymore when the user logs into the Identity Applications server. (Defect 285337)
Fix: The iMonitor cache counts are rolled back to zero once it exceeds 4GB (32-bit integer). This version of eDirectory updates the iMonitor database cache statistics to 64-bit integer to avoid rolling back to zero when exceeds 4GB. (Defect 236031)
Issue: This occurs when a zero length password is used to login to the NMAS client. (Defect 273049)
To upgrade to eDirectory 9.2 SP4, you need to be on eDirectory 8.8.8.x or above. For more information on upgrading eDirectory, see the NetIQ eDirectory Installation Guide.
For information about prerequisites, hardware requirements, and supported operating systems, see the NetIQ eDirectory Installation Guide.
To upgrade to eDirectory 9.2 SP4, you need to be on eDirectory 8.8.8.x or 9.x. For more information on upgrading eDirectory, see the NetIQ eDirectory Installation Guide.
To upgrade your eDirectory server from 9.2.3 HF1 to 9.2.4, perform the following steps based on your platform:
Run the following command to stop the eDirectory instance:
Run the following command:
rpm -Uvh --oldpackage nici64-3.1.0-2.x86_64.rpm --nodeps
Run the follwing command:
rpm -Uvh --oldpackage netiq-openssl-1.0.2x-0.x86_64.rpm --nodeps
Download and extract the eDirectory-9.2.4.zip file.
Navigate to the <HF extracted location>/Linux directory.
Run the following command:
To upgrade your eDirectory server from 9.2.3 HF1 to 9.2.4, see Upgrading eDirectory on Windows.
For iManager information, refer to the iManager online documentation.
The NICI Administration Guide is included in the eDirectory documentation page.
For more information on eDirectory issues on Open Enterprise Server (OES), see OES Readme.
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