Rules Extensions –Understanding Date Time Conversion Part 2

In this post we will continue the understanding of using functions in a rules extension to manage Date Time Attributes into and out of the Metaverse. The most popular use of these DateTime functions is to convert the accountExpires attribute to the employeeEndDate attribute in the FIM / MIM Portal. Now lets take a look…


Rules Extensions –Understanding Date Time Conversion Part 1

    Recently I have received several questions and “Ridiculous”  Comments on the Posting 2 Way Account Expires Rules Extension , before I continue please understand that this Blog Site is intended to be a guide, and a tool to assist with your Identity Management Solution. But without know what modification, changes or updates that…

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Rules Extensions – MA Extension

  The following is just an example of what an MA Extension would like like and should only be used as a reference on how to build your own MA Extension, I use this post as a reference for all my MA Extension Post which I have broken up into sections Rules Extensions – ShouldProjectToMV…


Rules Extensions – Helper Functions

  This post is focused on Helper Functions  that Multiple Methods can call to complete a task, additionally talks about Function Overloading, “Overloaded functions enable programmers to supply different semantics for a function, depending on the types and number of arguments.” See Referenced Documents: Understanding the Helper Function Function Overloading Account-Expires attribute Pwd-Last-Set attribute Last-Logon-Timestamp…


Management Agent Advanced Attribute Flows

  In this post we will discuss the Configuration of Attributes flows within a management agent to utilize an attached .dll . The assumption is you already have a Management Agent Created of some sort and now you wish to add advanced attribute flows which utilize a custom extension that is compiled as a .dll…


Understanding Joining

Update 1/19/2017 There are 3 ways to set up Join Logic for objects in the Connector Space of an MA to “Join” to objects in the Metaverse. 1st. Direct Join on the MA , configured on the MA within the properties and by selecting “Join and Projection”, yes this is the same section you would…


Rules Extensions – Basic MV Extensions

In continuation of our Rules Extensions series we will begin to look at the MV Extension or rather the Metaverse Extension. no matter how you get the attributes into the Metaverse, either Direct Attribute Flows, via on the MA itself or using Sync Rules or even more complex attribute flows using an MA rules extension…


Rules Extensions – ShouldProjectToMV

In a previous post “Basic Projection into the Metaverse” we discussed how to enable and configure basic Projection into the Metaverse. This post will focus on 2 types of Rules Extensions to be used for Projecting objects in the Metaverse. Keep in mind that the MVObjectType must be defined with a value that matches the…


Rules Extensions – Creating an MA Extension

In this series of Post we will review and discuss the basic fundamentals of Rules Extensions, how to get started and how to develop , build, and deploy extensions. Please note that all Blog Postings, discussions and code within the Connector Space blog is to referenced at your own risk, every effort has been made…


Rules Extensions – MapAttributesForImport

Update 6/23/2017 (working on Code formatting for presentation) In this post we will focus on the following section of the Management Agent Rules Extension.   In the Synchronization Service click on the MA that you wish to map the Attribute Flows to the above Code. In this example we were mapping the accountExpires attribute from…