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What's New in the Oracle Identity Manager Connector for BMC Remedy User Management?

This chapter provides an overview of the updates made to the software and documentation for the BMC Remedy User Management connector in release 9.0.4.12.

Note:

Release 9.0.4.12 of the connector comes after release 9.0.4.5. Release numbers from 9.0.4.6 through 9.0.4.11 have not been used.

The updates discussed in this chapter are divided into the following categories:

Software Updates

This following sections discuss the software updates:

Software Updates in Releases 9.0.4 and 9.0.4.1

The following are software updates in releases 9.0.4 and 9.0.4.1:

Changes in the Directory Structure for the Connector Installation Files

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.

Software Updates in Release 9.0.4.2

The following are software updates in release 9.0.4.2:

Support for the Connector Installer

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.

Support for BMC Remedy AR System 7.1

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.

Note:

BMC Remedy AR System 6.0 is unsupported from this release onward.

Extended Multilanguage Support

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.

Additions to the Known Issues List

The issue tracked by Bug 8367021 has been added in the "Known Issues" chapter.

Resolved Issues in Release 9.0.4.2

The following are issues resolved in release 9.0.4.2:

Bug Number Issue Resolution

7646231

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.


Software Updates in Release 9.0.4.3

There are no software updates in releases 9.0.4.3.

Software Updates in Release 9.0.4.4

There are no software updates in releases 9.0.4.4.

Software Updates in Release 9.0.4.5

The following are software updates in release 9.0.4.5:

Support for Specifying the Target System Date Format

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.

Resolved Issues in Release 9.0.4.5

The following are issues resolved in release 9.0.4.5:

Bug Number Issue Resolution

8940396

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.

9060506

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.


Software Updates in Release 9.0.4.12

The following are the software updates in release 9.0.4.12:

Support for New Oracle Identity Manager Release

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.

Support for Request-Based Provisioning

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.

Documentation-Specific Updates

The following sections discuss documentation-specific updates:

Documentation-Specific Updates in Releases 9.0.4.1 and 9.0.4.2

The following documentation-specific updates have been made in releases 9.0.4.1 and 9.0.4.2:

Documentation-Specific Updates in Release 9.0.4.3

There are no documentation-specific updates in release 9.0.4.3.

Documentation-Specific Updates in Release 9.0.4.4

There are no documentation-specific updates in release 9.0.4.4.

Documentation-Specific Updates in Release 9.0.4.5

The following documentation-specific updates have been made in release 9.0.4.5:

From this release onward:

See "Verifying Deployment Requirements" section for the complete listing of certified components.

Documentation-Specific Updates in Release 9.0.4.12

The following documentation-specific updates have been made in revision "12" of release 9.0.4.12:

The following documentation-specific update has been made in revision "11" of release 9.0.4.12:

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 9.0.4.12: