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RE: [SLE] Zero day start
  • From: "Michael S. Dunsavage" <mikesd@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 20 Jul 2006 00:36:45 -0400
  • Message-id: <20060720043648.43FA71EC5F@xxxxxxxxxxx>


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Peter Van Lone [mailto:petervl@xxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Wednesday, July 19, 2006 2:33 PM
> To: suse-linux-e@xxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: [SLE] Zero day start
>
> On 7/19/06, Michael S. Dunsavage <mikesd@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> > I went to a seminar a couple years ago when Novell first
> bought Suse.
> > They were talking about a Zero Day Start and Zero Day Stop
> program under Novell.
> > I was wondering if that type of thing ever got moved over to Suse.
> >
> > I assume it's like LDAP and you log in once and it authenticates
> > against one database. Would that be the same thing?
> >
>
> my guess is:
>
> that you were hearing about Identity Manager ....
>
> IDM3 is a truly fine directory management product that uses
> an XML parsing engine and directory/database driver shims to
> provide a foundational ability to sync directories and
> databases. It also has a more and more complete development
> environment (called designer, written in eclipse) and it
> includes the ability to create work-flow provisioning routines.
>
> The zero day start/stop thing is a way of saying ... a user
> is hired, created 1x in whatever native
> tool/directory/database you choose, and then ...
> automagically is provisioned in all of the other
> directories/databases and throug role-based and workflow
> approvals, is granted access to all of the tools he/she needs
> to get to work.
>
> Cool stuff.
>
> The engine runs on SLES or Netware or Windows. There are lots
> of connectors, including NIS and LDAP of course, and AD and
> Edir, people soft any flavor of SQL and flat file and AS400
> and on and on.
>
> Peter
>
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>

Looks really neat, but the novell site doesn't have as much information as I
would like on it. Ever play with this or have any sites that have more
depth information? I checked out Google but didn't really find anything...


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