|Oracle® Identity Manager Connector Guide for SAP User Management
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This chapter provides an overview of the updates made to the software and documentation for the SAP User Management connector in release 188.8.131.52.
See Also:The earlier release of this guide for information about updates that were new for that release
The updates discussed in this chapter are divided into the following categories:
This section describes updates made to the connector software.
This section describes major changes made to this guide. These changes are not related to software updates.
The following sections discuss software updates:
The following is a software update in release 184.108.40.206:
In this release, the connector supports Oracle Application Server. Changes related to this software update have been made in the following sections:
From Chapter 5, "Known Issues", the following item has been removed:
The connector uses the JCO API that supports JDK 1.4 to communicate with SAP User Management. Oracle Identity Manager supports the Oracle Containers for J2EE (OC4J) release that works on JDK 1.5. Therefore, the connector does not support OC4J.
The following are issues resolved in release 220.127.116.11_6629957:
|6629957||When you add or remove a single role from an SAP user through a provisioning operation, all roles assigned to that SAP user have the effective date (Start date) changed to the current date on the target system.||This issue has been resolved. When you add or remove a role, the Start Date and End Date values on the target system are not changed.|
The following are issues resolved in release 18.104.22.168:
|6933371||A reconciliation run with the SAP R/3 target system failed if the number of lines of the query created in the target system (when the scheduled task was run) went beyond the internal limit set in the target system. The "Error in module RSQL of the database interface" error message was displayed on the target system as the outcome of the reconciliation run.||To resolve this issue, the Exclude changes by SAPUser attribute has been added to the R3 Recon reconciliation scheduled task. You can set the value of this attribute to either
Note: SAPUser is the user ID that you specify as the value of the SAPUser parameter while performing the procedure described in the "Defining IT Resources" section of the connector guide.
You must set the value of the Exclude changes by SAPUser attribute to
If the value of the attribute is
Workaround: An alternative method to avoid the issue described by Bug 6933371, is to delete the value of the TimeStamp IT resource parameter. In other words, perform a full reconciliation run.
There are no software updates in releases 22.214.171.124.
The following is a software update in release 126.96.36.199:
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 "Installing the Connector" for details.
The following are issues resolved in release 188.8.131.52:
|7644485||During reconciliation, the time stamp of the Oracle Identity Manager host computer is used to set the time stamp value in the
If the time zone of the Oracle Identity Manager host computer was different from the time zone of the target system host computer, then some records that should have been fetched for reconciliation were not fetched.
|This issue has been resolved. The
See "User Reconciliation Scheduled Task" for more information about this attribute.
||This issue has been resolved. The connector now supports SAP JCo 3.0. The issue is not encountered when you use SAP custom code files provided along with this version of the SAP JCo.
Note: SAP JCo 3.0 replaces SAP JCo 2.0 and SAP JCo 2.1. It requires JVM version 1.5 or later, and it is incompatible with earlier versions of SAP JCo.
See "Verifying Deployment Requirements" for information about the required external files.
There are no software updates in release 184.108.40.206.
The following are issues resolved in release 220.127.116.11:
|7558078||An error was encountered when you tried to provision the SAP R/3 resource to multiple users at the same time.||The
See "Configuring the IT Resource" for more information.
The following are issues resolved in release 18.104.22.168:
|8351088||SAP Connector password reset function is failing due to connection reset.||This issues has been resolved. All the opened SAP connections have been closed.|
The following sections discuss documentation-specific updates:
The following documentation-specific updates have been made in releases 22.214.171.124 through 126.96.36.199:
The connector cannot be used with an Oracle Identity Manager installation on OC4J. This point is mentioned in the "Known Issues" chapter. Instructions to enable logging on OC4J have been removed from the "Enabling Logging" section.
The following changes have been made in the "Verifying Deployment Requirements" section:
This section provides information about the permissions to be assigned to the target system user account that Oracle Identity Manager uses to connect to and communicate with the target system. This information has been modified.
Information about the certified Oracle Identity Manager releases has been modified.
The JDK requirement has been added.
In the "Configuring the Connector" chapter, the "Configuring the Connector for Multiple Installations of the Target System" section has been removed. This feature is not supported by default.
The following is a documentation-specific update that has been made in release 188.8.131.52:
In the "Multilanguage Support" section, Arabic has been added to the list of languages that the connector supports.
From this release onward:
The minimum certified release of Oracle Identity Manager is release 184.108.40.206.
The minimum certified release of JDK is release 1.4.2.
See "Verifying Deployment Requirements" section for the complete listing of certified components.