Today is a Data Protection Day, which is a very symbolic day for midPoint. We are taking data protection and privacy very seriously. We believe that privacy in the cyberspace is necessary for the free society to flourish. Despite such belief, we acknowledge the implementation of privacy and data protection may not be easy. But we are not afraid of challanges. We are fully committed to implement privacy and data protection features in midPoint. […]
MidPoint ditched workflow engine. Scandal! How dare they? IDM without a workflow engine? Blasphemy! Abomination! Workflow was a holly cow of provisioning for almost 20 years. Hordes of IDM systems were born (and died) with integrated workflow engine. From the cumbersome proprietary workflow engine of Waveset Lighthouse to the open source BPMN engine of Apache Syncope, workflow was a natural part of identity management. Except one pesky little detail: it does not make sense.
There are many new features in midPoint 4.0, code-named “Gutenberg”. Archetype functionality is one of the big new things. Archetypes allow to divide objects to a very fine types with customized look and behavior. However, there is almost infinite ways how to sort and present objects. Archetypes would not be enough on their own. Therefore there is a companion feature that is focused on customized grouping and presentation of objects: collections and view.
MidPoint 4.0.1 was released. It is a first update in a long-term support (LTS) release family code-named Gutenberg. There are many bugfixes and a handful of minor improvements. MidPoint 4.0.1 is a start of a long journey.
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MidPoint 4.0 “Gutenberg” is really a revolutionary midPoint release. It is a long-term support (LTS) release. But it also brings groundbreaking features. The support for archetypes is certainly one of those features that can be a real game-changer in the future. First part of this post told the story how the idea of archetypes evolved during the course of midPoint development. This part will describe how archetypes work and how they can be used. […]
MidPoint is developed in evolutionary fashion. When we have started midPoint, many things were considered during the design. But we were not able to implement everything during early years of midPoint development. Therefore some ideas matured in the heads of midPoint developers until their time came. That is also the case of archetypes. The archetype functionality is one of the highlights of midPoint 4.0 “Gutenberg”. And this is the story how the idea of archetypes evolved during the course of midPoint development. […]
MidPoint 4.0 was released. Code-named Gutenberg, it is twenty-eighth midPoint release. MidPoint 4.0 is a major milestone in midPoint development. Similarly to the Gutenberg’s printing system, midPoint 4.0 provides a set of elements whose, when combined together, can create revolutionary solutions. Gutenberg was a long-waited release. It took some time to finish all the changes Read more about MidPoint 4.0 “Gutenberg”[…]
In my previous posts, I wrote how you can fix temporary mistakes in HR data. If you have up to date data in HR, you are a happy Identity Engineer and your customer is a happy midPoint user. Midpoint automatically creates the user from HR data, send new user’s credentials over email or SMS. Set Read more about How to notify future account expiration[…]