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David Gersic

items published: 29
points earned: 2,200
points redeemed: 2,200

The Complete Works of David

05 Dec 2007
Setting Up Subversion with LDAP and IDM Designer
This article by David Gersic helps you use Subversion revision control in conjunction with LDAP and Designer.

28 Nov 2007
Quick Install for IDM UserApp
David Gersic shares a handy quick-install procedure for getting IDM UserApp up and running.

03 Oct 2007
Using Mapping Tables in IDM to Set User Destinations
Dave Gersic shares a few sample polices that use mapping tables to do common lookup tasks.

29 Aug 2007
Moving Users Between Containers on both eDirectory and AD
David Gersic explains a strategy for moving a user from one container to another, on both eDirectory and AD systems.

29 Aug 2007
Moving Users Between Containers on both eDirectory and AD
David Gersic explains a strategy for moving a user from one container to another, on both eDirectory and AD systems.

22 Aug 2007
Using Multiple eDir-to-eDir Drivers
Dave Gersic explains how to run multiple eDir-to-eDir drivers in IDM, with a graphical representation included.

27 Jun 2007
Using the GroupWise Post Office Record Count with IDM
David Gersic shows how to use the Post Office Record Count feature in Identity Manager to keep post offices "full" of users.

30 May 2007
Retrieving Date/Time Text Strings via Java
Need to get date and time in a text string, via Java? Dave Gersic has an XML policy that helps with date formatting.

02 May 2007
Placing Users in Contexts with the IDM Mapping Table
David Gersic shares an placement rule that uses the IDM mapping table to get eDirectory users into a target context.

28 Mar 2007
Using the IDM Delimited Text Driver
David Gersic shares some insights on using the Uniqe ID and Expiration Time fields with the IDM delimited text driver.

21 Mar 2007
LDAP for "Dummies"
If you're new to LDAP, this refresher from David Gersic could be what you need to get your indexing set up for faster searches.

14 Mar 2007
Working with eDirectory Containers and Active Directory
David Gersic has a simple tip for matching and synchronizing eDirectory and Active Directory users.

24 Jan 2007
Granting Selected Rights for a Temporary Admin
David Gersic explains a strategy for getting a temp admin ready to edit users, without granting full system rights.

17 Jan 2007
Setting IDM Transaction Status
Dave Gersic shares an approach and some Transform code samples to get a transaction status set without relying on the veto operation.

25 Oct 2006
Avoiding SNMP Support Error in eDirectory
Sometimes the answers are easy ... here's an example from Dave Gersic on how to avoid login error -634 with SNMP for eDirectory.

20 Sep 2006
Moving Users from a Flat Identity Vault to a Hierarchy Tree
Here's another approach to moving users from "flat" to a "hierarchical", courtesy of David Gersic.

19 Jul 2006
Using the IDM GroupWise Driver
Dave Gersic shares some sample code in a Subscriber Command Transform to help use the IDM GroupWise driver.

21 Jun 2006
Monitoring eDirectory Performance
If you're new to iMonitor, here are some tips on where to start looking for eDirectory performance indicators, courtesy of David Gersic.

21 Oct 2005
Driver Sealing and Connection with AD
Identity Manager expert Dave Gersic lends some tips on getting IDM 2.0.1 to sync accounts and passwords to Active Directory.

05 Jun 2003
A Quick Way to Revive a Dead Server
Reader David Gersic fills in some holes left by a few missing TIDs in this tip about recovering a "dead" server that's been running eDirectory 8.7 or earlier.

28 May 2003
Browsing a Tree on the Other Side of a WAN Link
Cool reader David Gersic always comes up with some golden (and useful) advice. Here's a tip from David that reveals how to overcome a few obstacles to browsing trees on the other side of your WAN link.

28 May 2003
If Your Login Script Stops Logging You In
Another gem from David Gersic. This time David advises an administrator who's having trouble getting his own login script to do its job.

05 May 2003
Running RConj.exe From Your Local Drive
Updated with key reader comments: David Gersic likes to run rconj.exe from his local drive. When he couldn't get the latest release to run locally he set out to find out why and how. Here's his hand-crafted list of what you need to run the latest release locally.

29 Apr 2003
iManager Users: Here's a Fix for Sun's JVM 1.3
We can always count on David Gersic to supply us with the greatest tips on the planet. Here's one that fixes a problem with iManager that's caused by Sun's JVM 1.3.

10 Mar 2003
Setting up an Organizational Role to Administer Group Membership
David Gersic offers some advice on the complex and oft-misunderstood topic of Role-Based Administration.

18 Sep 2002
Cleaning Your Directory of Elusive Obits
If you can't figure out why your obits don't purge when you run DSRepair, David Gersic has an answer -- and a fix. Read what he does to keep his DS clear of these sometimes-sticky obits.

18 Sep 2002
Protecting the All-Important Home Directory Reference
Here's a tip that'll keep you from having to re-key your users' home directory locations in the event that those critical references get mucked up by the inadvertent removal of the volume object. Check it out.

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