IBM® Security Identity Adapter for StealthBits GDPR 7.1.1 - Release notes

IBM Security Identity Adapter for StealthBits GDPR 7.1.1 is available. Compatibility, installation, and other getting-started issues are addressed.

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Preface

Welcome to the IBM Security Identity Adapter for StealthBits GDPR.

These Release Notes contain information for the following products that was not available when the IBM Security Identity Adapter manuals were printed:

 

Adapter Features and Purpose

The StealthBits GDPR Adapter offers a data integration capability for customers who wish to manage GDPR-relevant data from IBM Security Identity Governance and Intelligence (IGI). The adapter is designed to reconcile Users on resources (Active Directory) that are monitored by StealthBits. The adapter supports reconciling Support Data (Group/Folder/Files) for users on resources (Active Directory) and filtered reconciliation of users and support data on resources that are monitored by StealthBits. The adapter runs in "agentless" mode and communicates using JDBC to the systems being managed.

IBM Security Identity adapters are powerful tools that require Administrator Level authority. Adapters operate much like a human system administrator, creating accounts, permissions and home directories. Operations requested from the IGI server will fail if the adapter is not given sufficient authority to perform the requested task. IBM recommends that this adapter run with administrative (root) permissions.

 

License Agreement

Review and agree to the terms of the IBM Security Identity Adapter license prior to using this product. The license can be viewed from the     

"license" folder included in the product package.

 

Contents of this Release

Adapter Version

Component

Version

Build Date

2017 December 07

Adapter Version

7.1.1

Component Versions

Adapter build: 7.1.1

Profile:  7.1.1

RMI Dispatcher 7.1.39 (packaged separately)

Documentation

The following guide will soon be available in the IBM Knowledge Center: 

Stealthbits GDPR Adapter Installation and Configuration Guide

 

Note: Until the guide is available, please refer to the ‘igi_StealthBits_Document.docx’ in the adapter package for installation and configuration instructions.

New Features

Enhancement # (FITS)

Description

 

Items included in current release (7.1.1)

RTC 166605

 Initial release


Closed Issues

Internal#

APAR#

PMR# / Description

 

 

Items closed in current release (7.1.1)

 

 

 Initial release

Known Issues

Internal#

APAR#

PMR# / Description

 

 

 

 

Known Limitations for StealthBits GDPR Adapter

Internal#

APAR#

PMR# / Description

 

 

This version of the adapter offers data integration. In early 2018 we will add support for taxonomy classification of StealthBits-managed sensitive data, as well as improved IGI business activity integration

 

Installation and Configuration Notes

See the IBM Security Identity Adapter Installation Guide for detailed instructions.

 

 

Configuration Notes

The following configuration notes apply to this release:

None

  

Corrections to Installation Guide

The following corrections to the Installation Guide apply to this release:

Please refer to the ‘igi_StealthBits_Document.docx’ in the adapter package for installation and configuration instructions.

 

Installing the language pack

The adapters use a separate Identity Brokerage language pack. See the IBM Security Identity Governance and Intelligence Knowledge Center for information about installing the language pack from the Enterprise Connectors module:

IBM Security Identity Governance and Intelligence Enterprise Connectors

 

Customizing or Extending Adapter Features

The IBM Security Identity adapters can be customized and/or extended. The type and method of this customization may vary from adapter to adapter.

Getting Started

Customizing and extending adapters requires a number of additional skills. The developer must be familiar with the following concepts and skills prior to beginning the modifications:

Note: If the customization requires a new IBM Security Directory Integrator connector, the developer must also be familiar with IBM Security Directory Integrator connector development and working knowledge of Java programming language.

IBM Security Directory Integrator Resources:

            Search for Security Directory Integrator training on the IBM Skills Gateway web site for links to training courses and other support materials.

Support for Customized Adapters

The overall integration of "the adapter framework" into Identity Governance and Intelligence is supported. However, IBM does not support the individual customizations, scripts, or other modifications you may have made. If you experience a problem with a customized adapter, IBM Support may require the problem to be demonstrated on the GA version of the adapter before a PMR is opened.


Supported Configurations

Installation Platform

The IBM Security Identity Adapter was built and tested on the following product versions.

 

Adapter Installation Platform:

IBM Tivoli Directory Integrator 7.1 with Fix Pack 5 or higher

IBM Tivoli Directory Integrator 7.1.1 with Fix Pack 2 or higher

Security Directory Integrator 7.2 with Fix Pack 3

 

Note:  The adapter supports IBM Security Directory Integrator 7.2, which is available only to customers who have the correct entitlement. Contact your IBM representative to find out if you have the entitlement to download IBM Security Directory Integrator 7.2.

 

Managed Resource:

 

Identity Governance and Intelligence (IGI):

   

  IGI v5.2.3

 

 

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