2.2 Connection Settings

Analyzer connection settings govern the connections between Analyzer and your applications (data sources.) To access these settings from the Project view, right-click a connection profile, then select Properties.

Analyzer organizes its connection settings into two pages:

2.2.1 General Connection Info

The General Info page displays the Name and Notes fields for the selected connection profile. You can modify the values in both of these fields. Click Apply or OK to save your changes.

2.2.2 IDS Configuration

The IDS Configuration page lets you configure the Independent Driver Services (IDS) settings for the selected connection profile. To access the IDS Configuration properties, right-click the appropriate connection profile in the Project View, then select Properties > IDS Configuration.

The IDS Configuration page has settings organized into the following tabs:


The Configuration tab specifies whether the application driver used by the connection profile is locally or remotely hosted. When it is locally hosted, Analyzer displays the application driver associated with this connection profile. Click Add Libraries if the driver needs a third-party library to connect to the application.

When remotely hosted, Analyzer uses Identity Manager’s Remote Loader to access a remotely hosted application driver. For more information about the Remote Loader, see the Analyzer 1.1 for Identity Manager Administration Guide.

When connecting to a driver remotely, select Enable SSL to encrypt remote loader communications. You can select the self-signed default certificate, or specify an existing certificate. Either way, make sure the same certificate is installed on the Remote Loader server for the secure communications to work. For more information about secure connections with the Remote Loader, see Creating a Secure Connection in the Analyzer 1.1 for Identity Manager Administration Guide.

NOTE:When configuring SSL to use a default certificate, Analyzer gives you the opportunity to export the certificate to a file so you can install it on the Remote Loader server.


The Authentication tab specifies the application-specific access credentials that Analyzer uses to connect to the application.


The Parameters tab specifies the driver-specific settings available for this driver. For more information about a driver’s settings, see the appropriate Identity Manager 3.6 driver guide.

The LDAP driver includes the Use SSL setting that determines whether the driver uses SSL for communicating with the target application.When this setting is enabled, you must specify the path to the local keystore that contains the application certificate, or CA signing certificate. You can also enable Mutual Authentication, if desired.

NOTE:Prior to using SSL, you must manually export the application certificate and import it into your local keystore by using the Java keytool utility. More information about keytool is available in the Java keytool documentation.