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This chapter provides an overview of the updates made to the software and documentation for the BMC Remedy User Management connector in release 188.8.131.52.
Release 184.108.40.206 of the connector comes after release 220.127.116.11. Release numbers from 18.104.22.168 through 22.214.171.124 have not been used.
The updates discussed in this chapter are divided into the following categories:
These include updates made to the connector software.
These include major changes made to the connector documentation. These changes are not related to software updates.
This following sections discuss the software updates:
The following are software updates in releases 9.0.4 and 126.96.36.199:
In this release of the connector, the
BMCTrigger directory has been changed to the
scripts directory. Corresponding changes have been made in various sections in this guide.
The following are software updates in release 188.8.131.52:
From Oracle Identity Manager release 9.1.0 onward, the Administrative and User Console provides the Connector Installer feature. This feature can be used to automate the connector installation procedure.
See Section 2.4, "Installing the Connector on Oracle Identity Manager" for more information.
From this release onward, the connector supports BMC Remedy AR System 7.1. Changes related to this software update have been made in various sections in this guide.
BMC Remedy AR System 6.0 is unsupported from this release onward.
From this release onward, the connector supports the 12 languages listed in the "Multilanguage Support" section.
Some of the entries in the resource bundles have not been translated. See the "Known Issues" chapter for more information.
The issue tracked by Bug 8367021 has been added in the "Known Issues" chapter.
The following are issues resolved in release 184.108.40.206:
The connector could be used only on an Oracle Identity Manager installation running on Microsoft Windows.
This issue has been resolved. The connector can now be used on Oracle Identity Manager installations running on Microsoft Windows, Linux, and Solaris.
See Section 2.3, "Copying the External Code Files" for information about the required code files on each of the supported operating systems.
There are no software updates in releases 220.127.116.11.
There are no software updates in releases 18.104.22.168.
The following are software updates in release 22.214.171.124:
The DateFormat attribute has been added in the user reconciliation scheduled tasks. You can use this attribute to specify the format in which date values are stored on the target system. During reconciliation, this date format is used to validate date values fetched from the target system.
See "User Reconciliation Scheduled Tasks" for more information.
The following are issues resolved in release 126.96.36.199:
You could not run the scheduled tasks for this connector when the BMC Remedy Ticket Management connector was installed along with this connector.
This issue has been resolved. The scheduled tasks can be run even when the BMC Remedy Ticket Management connector is installed along with this connector.
Reconciliation did not work if the target system was BMC Remedy AR System 7.1 installed on a computer on which the German-language locale was configured.
This issue has been resolved. Reconciliation works even if the target system is BMC Remedy AR System 7.1 installed on a computer on which the German-language locale is configured. The Lookup.BMC.UM.QueryAttribute and Lookup.BMC.UM.Grp.QueryAttribute lookup definitions have been introduced to address this issue. See Section 3.3.2, "Limited Reconciliation" for more information.
The following are the software updates in release 188.8.131.52:
From this release onward, the connector can be installed and used on Oracle Identity Manager 11g release 1 (11.1.1). Where applicable, instructions specific to this Oracle Identity Manager release have been added in the guide.
See Section 1.1, "Certified Components" for the full list of certified Oracle Identity Manager releases.
From this release onward, the connector provides support for request-based provisioning on Oracle Identity Manager 11g release 1 (11.1.1).
See Section 3.5.2, "Request-Based Provisioning" for more information.
The following sections discuss documentation-specific updates:
The following documentation-specific updates have been made in releases 184.108.40.206 and 220.127.116.11:
The limitation that the target system does not support SSL communication has been moved from the "Known Issues" chapter to the "Verifying Deployment Requirements" section.
In the "Verifying Deployment Requirements" section, changes have been made in the "Target Systems" row.
The location for copying the arapi70.jar and arutil70.jar files has been modified in the following sections:
There are no documentation-specific updates in release 18.104.22.168.
There are no documentation-specific updates in release 22.214.171.124.
The following documentation-specific updates have been made in release 126.96.36.199:
From this release onward:
The minimum certified release of Oracle Identity Manager is release 188.8.131.52.
The minimum certified release of JDK is release 1.4.2.
See "Verifying Deployment Requirements" section for the complete listing of certified components.
The following documentation-specific update has been made in revision "11" of release 184.108.40.206:
Instructions specific to Oracle Identity Manager release 9.0.1 through 9.0.3.x have been removed, as these releases are no longer supported.
The following documentation-specific updates have been made in the earlier revisions of the release 220.127.116.11:
Major changes have been made to the structure of the guide. The objective of these changes is to synchronize the guide with the changes made to the connector and to improve the usability of the information provided by the guide.
In Table 1-1, "Certified Components", the target system version has been updated from AR System 7.x to AR System 7.0 and 7.1.