5.0 Identity Manager Deployment Configurations

NetIQ Identity Manager enables you to retain control at the enterprise level by managing, provisioning, and deprovisioning identities within the firewall and extending to the cloud.

  • Stores user account and organizational data in Identity Vault (LDAP directory)

  • Runs in a Tomcat application server environment, either in a single-server or clustered configuration

  • Stores historical and transactional data in a database server

  • Provides administration from a client interface in a Web browser that communicates through an HTTPS server

Based on the functionality you need, select the Identity Manager components to install. There are different ways to install and configure Identity Manager to take advantage of all of its features. Before you install Identity Manager, you must determine how to configure Identity Manager engine, Remote Loader, and identity applications components in a single-server or a cluster configuration.

The following sections illustrate some high level implementation examples that you can use for reference purposes. These examples do not reflect best practices or recommended configuration for a production environment. You must reach out to a NetIQ Consulting Services or a NetIQ Partner Services professional to help you design the Identity Manager system that is suitable for your environment.