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Nsure Identity Manager (DirXML) Cool Solutions Article
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BUS250

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Combining Corporate Trees with Identity Manager 2

Length: 1 Hour 15 Minutes
Level: Intermediate

Faced with the challenge of merging 2 corporate eDirectory trees a major Wisconsin Bank required a solution that minimized risk and eliminated downtime. Bank Mutual and Bedrock Consulting helped deliver a solution using Novell DirXML. This solution was able to be implemented without disrupting banking activity, virtually eliminated downtime, and enabled convenient branch migrations without risking the integrity of the dominant eDirectory tree. This session will focus on the process used to merge the directory trees, and show some of the issues that were encountered during the tree merger process.

Session Benefits:

  • Learn alternate uses for Identity Manager 2.
  • See how to perform a low risk, minimally disruptive tree merger.
  • Understand the potential pitfalls of merging directory trees and how to avoid them.
Type: Business Case Study
 
Jamie Price
Senior Network Consultant
Bedrock Managed Services and Consulting

Frank Green
Vice President of Network Administration
Bank Mutual

Jeff Oler
Senior Network Consultant
Bedrock Managed Services and Consulting
BUS251

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Creating an Identity-Based Portal at the State of Nebraska with Novell

Length: 1 Hour 15 Minutes
Level: Intermediate

Diverse IT environments can be challenging for IT managers as they seek to deliver resource access, while protecting system security. The State of Nebraska used Novell eDirectory, DirXML, exteNd Director, exteNd Composer, and iChain to create a comprehensive Secure Identity Management system. Using these products, the state can now deliver information to the correct user from the correct system, anytime access is needed. In this session, presenters will discuss how the State of Nebraska was able to transform their disparate systems into a unified, secure Web presence. Attendees will learn about this projectís architecture, implementation model, role-based authorization process, future plans, and lessons learned.

Session Benefits:

  • See how Nebraska transformed their disparate systems into a unified, secure Web presence.
  • Learn about the the Nebraska project architecture, implementation model, lessons learned, and more.
  • Discover how Novell eDirectory, DirXML, exteNd Director, exteNd Composer, and iChain join to deliver a Secure Identity Management solution.
Type: Business Case Study
 
Tom Martin
Systems Engineer
Novell, Inc

Steven Hartman
Director of Nebraska Directory Services
State of Nebraska
BUS269

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Case Study: Identity Manager (formerly DirXML) Implementation at Waste Management

Length: 1 Hour 15 Minutes
Level: Intermediate

Novell Nsure Identity Manager (formerly DirXML) is the means of connecting disparate directory-based resources for easier management. This technical presentation will show an Identity Manager/eDirectory implementation at Waste Management, the largest environmental services company in the US. Attendees will see how Identity Manager can be customized to synchronize identities and user information across PeopleSoft, Oracle databases, and Microsoft Active Directory. The session will cover driver configurations, customizations, data synchronization rules, and deployment methodology. Examples of customized style sheets and Identity Manager drivers developed by Waste Management will be covered in detail.

Session Benefits:

  • See deployment methodologies of eDirectory and Identity Manager in a large, diverse enterprise.
  • Understand security benefits derived from Identity Manager deployment.
  • Hear customization techniques and best practices.
Type: Business Case Study
 
Justin Harvey
Program Manager, Enterprise Security
Waste Management

Rick Wagner
Systems Engineer
Novell, Inc.
BUS361

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Integrating SAP Enterprise Portal 6.0 with eDirectory and iChain

Length: 1 Hour 15 Minutes
Level: Advanced

This session will give an overview of the Integration of SAP Enterprise Portal 6.0 with eDirectory and iChain. It will have inside information from the endeavor, that marked the first installation of SAP Enterprise Portal 6 in the world. Participants will see how eDirectory manages identities, iChain secures the portal, and DirXML synchronizes the SAP Portal Content Directory with eDirectory. The session will give an inside look how SAP and Novell Consulting build a custom solution to synchronize eDirectory and the SAP Enterprise Portals Portal Contend Directory (PCD) with the DirXML HTTP Driver. The synchronization of Documentum will also be covered.

Session Benefits:

  • Catch a glimpse of the Lufthansa eBase setup.
  • Learn how to integrate the SAP Portal Content Directory with eDirectory and iChain.
  • Learn details about the DirXML HTTP driver.
Type: Business Case Study
 
Karsten Mueller-Corbach
Senior Consultant
Novell, Inc.

Michael Sambeth
Consultant
SAP Deutschland AG & Co. KG
DHO260

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Implementing Identity Manager (formerly DirXML) Stylesheets

Length: 2 Hours 15 Minutes
Level: Intermediate

Novell Identity Manager is a data-sharing service that leverages directories to distribute new and updated information in directories and applications on a network. After customizing Identity Manager driver parameters, filters, and rules, sometimes installations stall with stylesheets. This session will introduce a best-practice model that avoids the trial-and-error approach of implementing stylesheets, and will demonstrate the entire process in a hands-on lab. Prerequisite: Actual Identity Manager experience and the ability to write simple stylesheets are required.

Session Benefits:

  • Gain more confidence in working with stylesheets in Identity Manager.
  • Learn how to add stylesheets to a driver.
  • Practice stylesheet operations in a hands-on lab.
Type: Developer Hands-On
 
David Wagstaff
Trainer
Novell, Inc.

Frank Moore
ATT Instructor and Engineer
Novell, Inc.
DHO361

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Identity Manager 2 (formerly DirXML) Hands-On Developer Lab

Length: 3 hours 45 minutes
Level: Advanced

Novell Identity Manager 2 (formerly Novell DirXML) is a data sharing service that leverages Novell eDirectory to distribute information across directories, databases and critical applications. This session will show developers how use the Identity Manager NDK, and write an Identity Manager driver that integrates a datastore application with Identity Manager 2.

Session Benefits:

  • Learn the new features of the Identity Manager 2 NDK.
  • Find out how to use the Identity Manager 2 NDK to create customized drivers.
  • PGain experience writing a driver to integrate a datastore application with Identity Manager 2.
Type: Developer Hands-On
 
Bill Bodine
Senior Consultant
Novell, Inc.
DL263

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Identity Manager 2 (formerly DirXML) Developer Overview

Length: 1 Hour 15 Minutes
Level: Intermediate

Novell Identity Manager 2 is a bi-directional data sharing service that leverages Novell eDirectory to distribute new and updated information across directories, databases, and critical applications. Identity Manager 2 helps IT managers centralize data management processes for user identities in directories and applications. During this session, developers will learn how to use Identity Manager to simultaneously create and modify user identities in different systems and applications.

Session Benefits:

  • Gain an understanding of new features in Novell Nsure Identity Manager 2.
  • See how Identity Manager 2 can help centralize data and user management processes.
  • Learn how to use Identity Manager 2 in your organization.
Type: Developer Lecture
 
Richard Matheson
IDM Driver Manager
Novell, Inc.
IO161

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Novell Identity Manager 2 (formerly DirXML) Overview and Futures

Length: 1 Hour 15 Minutes
Level: Introductory

Heterogeneous computing environments make it a challenge for organizations to maintain security while providing access to resources. Novell's NSure Identity Management solutions help address these challenges, and provide users one login credential to access resources. This session will present the roadmap for Identity Manager and its related technologies. It will also introduce Identity Manager 2, including features like integration, password administration, workflow management, and self-service. Attendees will see future Identity Manager features and look at new technologies used for deployment.

Session Benefits:

  • Gain an understanding of Identity Manager features.
  • Learn how to use Identity Manager.
  • Look at future plans for Identity Manager functionality.
Type: Introductions, Overviews & Futures
 
Bob Bentley
Product Manager
Novell, Inc.

Deven Macdonald
Nsure Product Manager
Novell, Inc.
IO166

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Identity Manager 2 (formerly DirXML) Competitive Comparisons

Length: 1 Hour 15 Minutes
Level: Introductory

Novell Nsure Identity Manager 2 is a bi-directional data sharing service that leverages Novell eDirectory to distribute new and updated information across directories, databases, and critical applications. This session will present an overview of the features and benefits of Novell Identity Manager against competitive offerings. Attendees will learn about the competitive landscape for identity management technology, and see how Novell offerings compare to the competition.

Session Benefits:

  • Understand the advantages of identity management technology.
  • See an overview of Novell Nsure Identity Manager 2.
  • Hear comparisons of Identity Manager 2 with other identity management products.
Type: Introductions, Overviews & Futures
 
Justin Taylor
Chief Strategist, Digital Identity
Novell, Inc.

Deven Macdonald
Nsure Product Manager
Novell, Inc.
IO264

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Overview of the Identity Manager 2 (formerly DirXML) Deployment Studio

Length: 1 Hour 15 Minutes
Level: Intermediate

Novell Nsure Identity Manager 2 is a data sharing service that leverages Novell eDirectory to distribute information across directories, databases, and critical applications. The Identity Manager Deployment Studio is a new component of Identity Manager that makes it easier to analyze, map, and illustrate provisioning processes. This session will present the features of this new component and show how it can improve provisioning efficiency.

Session Benefits:

  • Learn about the Identity Manager 2 Deployment Studio.
  • See how to leverage the Identity Manager 2 Deployment Studio to improve provisioning management.
  • Watch demonstrations of the Identity Manager 2 Deployment Studio.
Type: Introductions, Overviews & Futures
 
Steve Weitzeil
Identity & Auditor Engineering Director
Novell, Inc.

Bill Street
Engineering Manager
Novell, Inc.

Lee Lowry
Software Engineer
Novell, Inc.
TUT163

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Configuring Identity Manager 2 (formerly DirXML) for Enterprise Applications

Length: 2 Hours 15 Minutes
Level: Introductory

Deploying an integration solution with an Enterprise Application such as PeopleSoft or SAP HR involves much more than installing technology. These systems contain sensitive data and are often managed by highly protective administrators. There is a great need for deployment personnel to understand how and why an integration solution works the way it does, not just what data will be synchronized. This session will explain the functioning of the Identity Manager 2 Drivers for SAP HR and PeopleSoft and the business logic provided in the default configurations.

Session Benefits:

  • Learn how Identity Manager 2 can integrate eDirectory with PeopleSoft Application Server.
  • Learn how to install the Identity Manager 2 driver for PeopleSoft.
  • See demonstrations of this integration in action.
Type: Technical Tutorials
 
Mark Worwetz
Senior Software Engineer
Novell, Inc.
TUT165

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Configuring Identity Manager 2 (formerly DirXML) for Schools Interoperability Framework

Length: 2 Hours 15 Minutes
Level: Introductory

Novell Identity Manager 2 makes it possible to share directory-based data with other directories, databases, and applications. This session will provide an overview of the Schools Interoperability Framework (SIF) and the Identity Manager driver 1.1 for SIF. Participants will learn the requirements, installation, and configuration of Novell's SIF driver. The SIF driver will be demonstrated in a live SIF zone, interacting with other SIF-enabled applications. Attendees will see how the SIF driver provisions K-12 students, faculty and staff into Novell eDirectory from SIF-enabled student information system (SIS) applications.

Session Benefits:

  • See how the Identity Manager 1.1 driver for SIF makes it easy to manage user accounts in eDirectory.
  • Understanding how to install the SIF driver.
  • See demonstrations of the Identity Manager 1.1 driver for SIF in use.
Type: Technical Tutorial
 
David Holbrook
Software Engineer
Novell, Inc.

Brent McCormick
Strategic Integration Manager
Novell, Inc.
TUT166

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Configuring Identity Manager 2 (formerly DirXML) for GroupWise

Length: 1 Hour 15 Minutes
Level: Introductory

Novell Identity Manager 2 (formerly Novell DirXML) makes it possible to share directory-based data with other directories, databases, and applications. This session will describe the functionality of the GroupWise Identity Manager driver in detail. It will explain how Identity Manager 2 can be used to automate provisioning and administration of GroupWise systems. Attendees will also learn about meta-directories and see a basic GroupWise Identity Manager installation.

Session Benefits:

  • See how Identity Manager 2 can be configured with GroupWise.
  • Learn best practices for implementing Identity Manager with GroupWise.
  • See an actual demonstration of installing Identity Manager 2 with GroupWise.
Type: Technical Tutorials
 
David Holbrook
Software Engineer
Novell, Inc.

art purcell
Software Engineer
Novell, Inc.
TUT167

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Implementing the Novell DirXML Starter Pack for NetWare 6.5

Length: 1 Hour 15 Minutes
Level: Introductory

Novell DirXML enables organizations to extend centralized directory-based identity management to other directories and applications. This session will describe what DirXML components are included with NetWare 6.5 and explain how to implement DirXML functionality in your environment. Participants will also see how to upgrade to prepare their environment in order to upgrade to Novell Identity Manager 2, the evolution of DirXML.

Session Benefits:

  • Learn about Novell DirXML in NetWare 6.5.
  • Find out how to make DirXML work in your environment.
  • See how to prepare your environment to upgrade to Identity Manager 2.
Type: Technical Tutorial
 
Rick Moore
Software Engineer
Novell, Inc.

Stuart Mansell
Consultant
Novell, Inc.
TUT264

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Password Management with Novell Identity Manager 2 (formerly DirXML)

Length: 1 Hour 15 Minutes
Level: Intermediate

Password Management is key to keeping your environment secure and reducing password-related helpdesk costs. Come and learn how the new Password Management features in Nsure Identity Manager 2 work and how you can use them to deploy self service password administration within your environment and with your connected systems. These features include system-wide password policies, self-service password reset using either a portal gadget or the native password interfaces in systems, and password synchronization (distribution).

Session Benefits:

  • Learn about Identity Manager 2 password management features.
  • Gain an understanding of self-service password administration.
  • See a demonstration of Identity Manager 2 password management in operation.
Type: Technical Tutorials
 
Bill Street
Engineering Manager
Novell, Inc.

Nate Jensen
Software Engineer
Novell, Inc.
TUT265

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Troubleshooting Identity Manager 2 (formerly DirXML)

Length: 1 Hour 15 Minutes
Level: Intermediate

Identity Manager 2 makes it possible to manage directory identities and resources across several platforms. This session will provide tips and techniques for troubleshooting Identity Manager 2 deployments. Experts from Novell Technical Support and Novell Engineering will demonstrate the process of debugging and reviewing traces, as well as provide other tools to help diagnose deployment problems.

Session Benefits:

  • Learn more about Identity Manager 2 features.
  • Discover how to troubleshoot Identity Manager 2.
  • Watch a demonstration of Identity Manager 2 in action.
Type: Technical Tutorial
 
Rick Moore
Software Engineer
Novell, Inc.

Sandy Swanson
Global Resolution Engineer
Novell, Inc.
TUT266

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Implementing Identity Manager 2 (formerly DirXML) Policies

Length: 2 Hours 15 Minutes
Level: Intermediate

Novell Nsure Identity Manager 2 is the next version of Novell DirXML, and a key component of Novellís secure identity management solution. The newest release makes it easier to deploy identity management solutions to leverage metadirectories and password management through role-based access. This session will present details about the new Policy Builder in Novell Identity Manager. Learn how to define policies and how policies are evaluated by the Identity Manager engine. Attendees will understand the relationship of policies to the Policy Builder, Identity Manager Script, and XSLT Style Sheets.

Session Benefits:

  • See how to define Identity Manager 2 policies.
  • Understand how policies are evaluated in the Identity Manager engine.
  • Learn the relationship of policies to the Policy Builder, Identity Manager script, and XSLT style sheets.
Type: Technical Tutorials
 
Perin Blanchard
Software Engineer
Novell, Inc.

Shon Vella
Software Engineer
Novell, Inc.
TUT267

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Configuring Novell Identity Manager 2 (formerly DirXML) for JDBC

Length: 1 Hour 15 Minutes
Level: Intermediate

Novell Identity Manager 2 makes it possible to manage directory identities and resources on different platforms. The Identity Manager driver for JDBC provides a generic solution for synchronizing data between eDirectory and JDBC-accessible databases. Unlike most Identity Manager drivers, this connector can interface with database applications hosted on any JDBC-accessible relational database. The Identity Manager driver for JDBC provides data synchronization capabilities with Oracle 8.x, Microsoft SQL Server 7.x, and IBM DB2 Universal Database (UDB) 7.x. This session will demonstrate how to implement and configure this driver.

Session Benefits:

  • Learn more about the Identity Manager 2 driver for JDBC.
  • Find out how how to optimally configure Identity Manager 2 for JDBC.
  • Watch a demonstration of Identity Manager 2 synchronizing data between JDBC-accessible databases.
Type: Technical Tutorial
 
Jason Elsberry
Software Engineer
Novell, Inc.
TUT268

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Advanced Configuration for Active Directory Using Identity Manager 2 (formerly DirXML)

Length: 2 Hours 15 Minutes
Level: Intermediate

Identity Manager 2 is a data sharing service that leverages directories to distribute new and updated information in directories and applications on a network. A unique application connector, called a "driver," is required to enable Identity Manager to communicate with each specific application or directory. This session will discuss how to integrate Identity Manager 2 with Microsoft Active Directory and will address differences between eDirectory and Active Directory schemas. Presenters will also discuss various authentication options and delivered policies.

Session Benefits:

  • Find out how to use Identity Manager 2 to manage services in Active Directory implementations of DirXML.
  • Discover best practices for deploying the DirXML Active Directory driver.
  • Learn how to manage Microsoft Exchange 2000 contacts and mail lists with this setup.
Type: Technical Tutorials
 
Kevin Boogert
Software Engineer
Novell, Inc.

Tim Delaney
Software Engineer
Novell, Inc.
TUT287

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Configuring Novell Identity Manager 2 (formerly DirXML) for IBM Lotus Notes

Length: 1 Hour 15 Minutes
Level: Intermediate

Novell Identity Manager makes it possible to deliver directory-based data across platforms and applications. This session will demonstrate how to configure the Identity Manager driver for Lotus Notes. Attendees will learn best practices in deploying the Lotus Notes driver, and learn how delivered policies work in comparison to XSLT, the XML stylesheet transformation language.

Session Benefits:

  • Learn about Novell Identity Manager 2.
  • See how Identity Manager 2 makes it possible to integrate data with Lotus Notes.
  • Discover best practices for deploying the Lotus Notes driver.
Type: Technical Tutorial
 
Perry Nuffer
Software Engineer
Novell, Inc.

Richard Matheson
IDM Driver Manager
Novell, Inc.
TUT368

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Running Multiple Identity Manager (formerly DirXML) Drivers on Linux and Solaris

Length: 1 Hour 15 Minutes
Level: Advanced

Novell Identity Manager is a data sharing service that leverages Novell eDirectory to distribute information across directories, databases and critical applications on the network and across firewalls to partner systems. Although Identity Manager is a powerful tool, customizing it to perform optimally within your organization can sometimes challenge even the most seasoned technical expert. Novell Consulting is here to help. This session will focus on Novell Consultingís best practices for installing and running multiple Identity Manager drivers on the Linux and Solaris platforms.

Session Benefits:

  • Leverage best practices from Novell Consulting to help determine the optimal number of drivers for your architecture.
  • Learn how to monitor Novell Identity Manager in the Linux/Solaris environments to ensure proper driver usage.
  • Discover how to tune the Solaris/Linux environments to optimize driver performance.
Type: Technical Tutorials
 
Patrick Cush
Novell Consultant
Novell, Inc.
TUT381

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Installing and Configuring the Novell Identity Manager (formerly DirXML) Mainframe and IBM AS/400 Drivers

Length: 1 Hour 15 Minutes
Level: Advanced

Novell Identity Manager enables organizations to centrally manage directory-based resources over a wide range of platforms. This session will demonstrate how to configure the Identity Manager driver for IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF) security systems running OS/390. In addition, presenters will explain driver-deployment best practices and how to best configure the driver to provision accounts and passwords in RACF environments. Attendees will also learn how to configure the AS/400 driver.

Session Benefits:

  • Learn how IT managers can leverage Novell Identity Manager in mainframe computing environments.
  • Learn how to install and configure the Identity Manager driver for RACF.
  • Explore driver-deployment best practices.
Type: Technical Tutorial
 
Doug Anderson
Product Manager
Novell, Inc.

Jeff Bate
Software Engineer
Novell, Inc.
TUT382

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Configuring Novell Account Manager with Identity Manager (formerly DirXML) for Linux and UNIX

Length: 1 Hour 15 Minutes
Level: Advanced

Managing user account information across various network platforms is important to many organizations. Novell Account Management (NAM) is a cross-platform access management product that enables organizations to centrally manage user identities and provision directory-based resources. Novell Identity Manager allows this functionality to be extended to the Linux and UNIX operating systems. This session will provide an overview of provisioning in Linux and UNIX, and show how to configure and install Novell Account Manager with Identity Manager on UNIX and Linux.

Session Benefits:

  • Learn more about account management.
  • Discover how to deliver provisioning on AS/400 platforms.
  • Understand Novell Account Manager integration with Identity Manager.
Type: Technical Tutorials
 
Doug Anderson
Product Manager
Novell, Inc.

Boyd Wilson
Product Architect
Omnibond

Randy Martin
Software Engineer
Omnibond
TUT383

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Upgrading to Identity Manager 2 (formerly DirXML)

Length: 1 Hour 15 Minutes
Level: Advanced

Identity Manager 2.0 enables IT administrators to manage directory resources across multiple platforms and applications. This session will discuss best practices for upgrading to Identity Manager 2.0 gained from Novell Consulting field experience. Participants will learn how Identity Manager 2.0 fits into a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and how to build an IT infrastructure to take advantage of a SOA. Attendees will learn how Identity Manager script can simplify the integration of business rules into new or existing Identity Manager connectors. The session will explain the best approaches to implementing business rules, and highlight when to use XSLT in configuring stylesheets to enforce these business rules.

Session Benefits:

  • Learn best practices in upgrading to Identity Manager 2.0.
  • Discover how Novell Identity Manager script can support and enforce business rules.
  • Learn best practices for business function placement in XSLT stylesheets.
Type: Technical Tutorial
 
David Lee
SME, Senior Business Manager
Novell, Inc.

Stuart Proffitt
Senior Architect
Novell, Inc.
TUT384

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Understanding the Architecture of Identity Manager 2 (formerly DirXML)

Length: 2 Hours 15 Minutes
Level: Advanced

Come look at the new Identity Manager 2 and get an indepth look at the tools to administer, manage, and deploy the policies within. This session will provide a detailed look at the workings and components of Identity Manager and review the architectural detail behind this leading product from Novell. Session attendees will learn about the architecture of Identity Manager 2 and how they will be able to take advantage of all that Identity Manager has to offer.

Session Benefits:

  • Gain an understanding of new Identity Manager features.
  • Learn how to use Identity Manager to manage user identities across multiple platforms.
  • See Identity Manager demonstrations.
Type: Technical Tutorials
 
Dave Horne
ID Solutions Manager
Novell, Inc.

Steve Weitzeil Identity & Auditor Engineering Director Novell, Inc


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