Novell® Identity Manager, formerly DirXML®, is a data sharing and synchronization service that enables applications, directories, and databases to share information. It links scattered information and enables you to establish policies that govern automatic updates to designated systems when identity changes occur. Identity Manager provides the foundation for account provisioning, security, user self-service, authentication, authorization, automated workflow and Web services. It allows you to integrate, manage, and control your distributed identity information so you can securely deliver the right resources to the right people.
This guide provides an overview of the Identity Manager technologies, and also describes administration and configuration functions.
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For the most recent version of this document, see the Identity Manager Documentation Web site.
For documentation on installing and upgrading Identity Manager, see the Identity Manager 3.0.1 Installation Guide .
For documentation on Identity Manager policies and filters, see the Policy Builder and Driver Customization Guide .
For documentation on design and deployment practices, see the Designer for Identity Manager: Administration Guide .
For documentation on password policies, password self-service, and managing passwords, see the Password Management Administration Guide.
For documentation on using the Identity Manager drivers, see the Identity Manager Driver Documentation Web site.
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