IBM® Security® Identity Adapter 7.1.2 for Documentum Content Server - Release notes

IBM Security Identity Server Adapter 7.1.2 for Documentum is available. Compatibility, installation, and other getting-started issues are addressed.






Welcome to the IBM Security Identity Server Adapter for Documentum.

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

·         Documentum Content Server Adapter Installation and Configuration Guide


Adapter Features and Purpose

The Documentum Content Server Adapter is designed to create and manage accounts on Documentum Content Server. The adapter runs in 'agentless' mode and communicates using the DFC JAVA API to the systems being managed.


A single copy of the adapter can handle one IBM Security Identity Server service. The deployment configuration is based, in part, on the topology of your network domain, but the primary factor is the planned structure of your IBM Security Identity Server Provisioning Policies and Approval Workflow process. Please refer to IBM Security Identity Manager Knowledge Center for a discussion of these topics.


IBM Security Identity Server 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 IBM Security Identity 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.


Service Groups Management

The ability to manage service groups was a feature introduced prior to IBM Security Identity Manager 6.0. By service groups, IBM SECURITY IDENTITY SERVER is referring to any logical entity that can group accounts together on the managed resource.

Managing service groups implies the following:


Create service groups on the managed resource.

Modify attribute of a service group.

Delete a service group.


Note that service group name change is not supported in IBM SECURITY IDENTITY SERVER 6.0 release.


The Documentum Content Server adapter does not support management of service groups.

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



Build Date

2017 January 16 12.26.50

Adapter Version


Component Versions

Adapter build:


Connector :

Dispatcher : 6.0.27 or higher (packaged separately)


Please check out the latest documentation on IBM Security Identity Manager Knowledge Center

New Features

Enhancement # (FITS)




Items included in current release (7.1.2)



RTC 151781

Add Support for Identity Governance and Intelligence (IGI) v5.2.2

This adapter is now designed for use with IBM Security Identity Server, Privileged Identity Manager, and Identity Governance and Intelligence.




Items included in current release (7.0.1)



Initial release. 


Closed Issues



PMR# / Description




Items included in current release (7.1.2)










Items included in current release (7.0.1)



Initial release. 


Known Issues



PMR# / Description



1.     For connecting to more than one Documentum content server, separate instance of TDI on same machine or on different machine needs to be used.

2.     We can’t set empty value to acl_name and acl_domain attribute.

3.      Password change operation (or setting password to account) is not supported by adapter for users having user_source attribute as ‘ldap’ or ‘None (OS)’.

Installation and Configuration Notes

The following configuration notes apply to this release:

Installing the adapter language pack

The adapters use a separate language package from the IBM Security Identity Management. See the IBM Security Identity Management library and search for information about installing the adapter language pack at IBM Security Identity Server Knowledge Centre.

Configuration Notes

The following configuration notes apply to this release:



Customizing or Extending Adapter Features

IBM Security Identity Server 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:

·         LDAP schema management  

·         Working knowledge of scripting language appropriate for the installation platform

·         Working knowledge of LDAP object classes and attributes

·         Working knowledge of XML document structure


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


IBM Security Identity Server Resources:

            Check the "Training" section of the IBM Security Identity Server Support web site for links to training, publications, and demos.

IBM Tivoli Directory Integrator Resources:

            Check the "Training" section of the IBM Security Directory Integrator Support web site for links to training, publications, and demos.

Support for Customized Adapters

The integration to IBM Security Identity Server "the adapter framework" is supported. However, IBM does not support the customizations, scripts, or other modifications. 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 Server Adapter was built and tested on the following product versions.

Adapter Installation Platform: 


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:

·        Documentum Content Server 7.0

·         Documentum Content Server 7.1

·         Documentum Content Server 7.2


IBM Security Identity Manager:

·         IBM Security Identity Manager v7.0

IBM Security Privileged Identity Manager (PIM):

·         ISPIM v2.0

·         ISPIM v2.1

Identity Governance and Intelligence (IGI):

·         IGI v5.2.1

·         IGI v5.2.2  


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