Identity Manager 8.0 - Installation Guide

About this Guide One Identity Manager Overview Installation Prerequisites Installing the One Identity Manager Installing and Configuring the One Identity Manager Service Updating the One Identity Manager Installing and Updating a One Identity Manager Application Server Installing, Configuring and Maintaining the Web Portal Installing the Operations Support Web Portal Installing and Updating the Manager Web Application Logging into One Identity Manager Tools Troubleshooting Appendix: One Identity Manager Authentication Modules Appendix: Creating a One Identity Manager Database for a Test or Development Environment from a Database Backup Appendix: Manager Web Application Extended Configuration Appendix: Machine Roles and Installation Packages Appendix: Settings for a New SQL Server Database

Appendix: Creating a One Identity Manager Database for a Test or Development Environment from a Database Backup

Appendix: Creating a One Identity Manager Database for a Test or Development Environment from a Database Backup

To create a test or development database from a database backup from another system

  1. Create a new database on the database server in the reference environment.
  2. Create a database backup of the original database.
  3. Restore the backup to the reference database.
  4. Restore permissions for the database user on the database server.
  5. Compiling the database with the Database Compiler.

    Use the Database Compiler to customize connection data for the database and compile all scripts and processes in the database.

    1. Open the Launchpad and select Compile database. Starts the Database Compiler.
    2. Click Next on the Database Compiler start page.
    3. Enter the One Identity Manager database connection credentials on the Connect to database page and click Next.
    4. The database ID is verified. If, during the verification, it transpires that the database ID is incorrect, you will be prompted to create a new ID. Confirm this prompt with Yes. The database ID is changed.
    5. Check the database connection credentials on the Database connection information insufficient page and change if necessary. Click Next.
      • Test the connection parameter (ConnectionString)

        You can change the string using the button [...] next to the text box. Select your database connection data.

      • Test the full customer name.
    6. This test the database connection. Confirm the prompt with OK.
    7. Enter valid connection credentials for the One Identity Manager database and click Next.

    8. Enter the One Identity Manager database connection data on the Connect to database page and click Next.
    9. The components to be compiled are displayed on the Compilation settings page. To start compiling, click Next.

      This starts compilation. This may take some time.

    10. The results of the compilation process are shown on the Compilation page. Click Next after compilation is complete.
    11. Click Finish on the last page to end the program.
  6. Adjust the database staging level in the Designer.
    1. Select the category Base Data | General | Databases in the Designer.
    2. Select the database and change the value of the property Staging level to "Test environment" or "Development system".
    3. Select the menu item Database | Commit to database... in the Designer and click Save.
  7. Customize the synchronization project's connection data in the Synchronization Editor.
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Appendix: Manager Web Application Extended Configuration

Appendix: Manager Web Application Extended Configuration

NOTE: The Web Installer uses default values for most configuration settings. You can use these values normally. It is recommended you check the settings with the help of the Manager Web Configuration Editor.

You configure the Manager web application configuration with the Manager Web Configuration Editor. The Manager Web Configuration Editor is part of the web application and can be found in the install directory in the subdirectory WebConfigEditor.

To run configuration

  1. Start the file WebConfigEditor.exe.

    The Manager Web Configuration Editor automatically opens the file web.config of the web application.

  2. Modify the configuration settings.
  3. Save the changes.
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General known issues

Here you can configure the appearance of the web application.

Table 63: Meaning of General Configuration Settings
Setting Description

Culture

Language. The language influences how dates and numbers displayed amongst other things.

Session timeout

User's idle time in minutes after which the user is automatically logged out. This value depends on the timeout mode and directly effects memory requirements and therefore the application's performance.

NOTE: This value should be set as long as required and as short as possible because orphaned sessions use memory and negatively effect the application's performance.

Timeout mode

Methods for determining timeouts.
  • TimeOut

    A session is ended if the user's idle time period defined in session timeout has run out.

  • HeartBeat

    A session is ended if the user's idle time period defined in session timeout has run out. The user's open browser window prompts automatically. The timeout begins does not begin until the browser window is closed.

Visualization

Application visualization

Dynamic design select

Not in use.

Enable portal mode

Permits the application in a frame to be linked to another application.

Database Connection

Specify all the database parameters here.

Table 64: Meaning of Database Connection Configuration Settings
Setting Description

Database

Database connection. You can select a SQL Server database connection, a Oracle database connection or an application server.

Application

Application which specifies the contents of the web application. You would normally select the Manager.

Display name

Name used as application name, as in the title bar of the browser, for example.

Authentication

Methods for authenticating the user when logging in to the application.

Single sign-on

Specifies whether single sign-on is used. Set this option if you user single sign-on. The application does not display a login page to the user but tries to identity the user automatically.

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