Managing Infrastructure with RapidIdentity Part 4: Checking the Status of RapidIdentity Password Filter Installations on DC’s


Today, I want to look at one of the ways that RapidIdentity allows administrators to automate tedious and cumbersome tasks. I’ll demonstrate a way to analyze Windows domain controllers for the presence of a specific software installation and also provide the entire RapidConnect action at the end of the post, so that you can modify it to fit your needs.

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Announcing the Release of RapidIdentity 4.1

Our latest release focuses on new features that will increase the speed and security of authentication requests for young students. Additionally, we have added enhancements to RapidPortal to help organize Applications. You will also find enhancements to the Reporting functionality to make it even easier to access the information you need.

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Auto Provisioning for Users with Multiple Roles

 

Are you using an identity and access management (IAM) solution designed for the enterprise to manage user identities and access privileges at your community college or university? If so, then you’ve likely already run into some serious difficulties—and if you haven’t yet, it’s only a matter of time. An increasingly complex IT environment and growing number of users that require access to systems and data have made user identity and permissions management more challenging than ever, particularly in higher-education institutions.

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Managing Infrastructure with RapidIdentity Part 3: Managing Windows Hosts

Recently, one of our RapidIdentity customers ran into a conundrum. While the customer heavily uses RapidConnect to synchronize their various application and authentication identity sources, they awoke to a mass Email stating that during their morning provisioning the displayName attribute on every user in their environment was changing!

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Managing Infrastructure with RapidIdentity Part 2: Managing Linux Hosts

Information technology teams tend to have a lot on their plate in terms of installing, maintaining, and protecting various systems throughout the enterprise. The larger the environment, the darker the cloud that tends to loom overhead when it comes to managing even trivial tasks, such as installing management agents or antivirus and keeping them up-to-date. Typically, this is due to the fact that there simply aren’t enough hands on the team, nor hours in the day, to touch dozens or hundreds of machines in disparate datacenters.

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Expanding Our Footprint in Q2 with RapidIdentity as a Service



In Q2 2016, our new bookings of annual recurring revenue under contract increased 139 percent year-over-year. With the quarter behind us, I thought I’d share a few accomplishments from the past few months that have contributed to this exceptional growth.

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Managing Infrastructure with RapidIdentity Part 1: The Basics


At Identity Automation, we focus on providing solutions to meet a wide variety of our customers’ needs. As our name implies, “Automation” is an important aspect of our belief that consistent, repeatable activities are key to any successful IT endeavor. Our RapidIdentity product set allows our customers to follow in that mindset and to build, test, and deploy highly
tailored and effective management tools quickly, efficiently, and creatively. This all helps to minimize an organization’s staff efforts, while maximizing productivity.

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How to Avoid a Zombie Account Apocalypse with IDM



They’re there, lurking, seemingly lifeless, clinging to the shadows.  Even just one of them is dangerous, but when they amass in a horde, they can become an overwhelming throng of chaos, destroying everything their path. 

Sounds like fiction, right? Well, unfortunately this type of zombie – zombie accountsis all too real.

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Building Web Services with RapidConnect Part 3: Building an Authorization Engine Example

In Part I of our “Building Web Services with RapidConnect” series, I described how to create a simple Web Service using RapidConnect.  To summarize, any RapidConnect action set results in having a new Web Service API method. The primary benefit is that users are limited only by imagination and available data to build powerful Web Services to use.

I then discussed in
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Building Web Services with RapidConnect Part 2: Virtual Directory Middleware Example

In Part I of our “Building Web Services with RapidConnect” series, I described how to create a simple Web Service using RapidConnect. To summarize, any RapidConnect action set results in having a new Web Service API method. The primary benefit is that as a user, you are limited only by imagination and available data in building powerful Web Services for your own use.

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