Semi-Manual Resources

Recently released MidPoint 3.6 “Comenius” brings a lot of new intersting features. But there is one feature that is almost invisible and it could be easily missed. That would be an enormous shame because this particular feature is quite unique and it is very interesting indeed. We like to call it “semi-manual resources”. But let’s[…]


MidPoint 3.6 “Comenius”

MidPoint 3.6 “Comenius” is finally released. The Comenius release is huge in all aspects. It is a feature-packed release. It has so many features that Comenius is most likely the richest release in the entire midPoint history. But the number of features is not the only thing that matters. MidPoint 3.6 brings features with a[…]


Services and Things

Evolveum midPoint is a very comprehensive system. It can manage identities, roles and organizational structures. Simply speaking it can manage anything that is at least marginally related to the concept of identity. Yet until quite recently support for one broad area was missing and it was added in midPoint 3.4. Now midPoint can also manage[…]


MidPoint Development Tools for Eclipse

In version 3.4 midPoint has got a really nice GUI. It is well suited for operational tasks. However, it lacks some features to support development and maintenance of really complex midPoint deployments. Main pain points are perhaps missing integration with git (or other version control systems) and limited support for editing complex XML objects. Because[…]

Matching rules

Smart Match

In identity management there is a class of petty issues that appear and re-appear all the time. Even though these issues are easy to understand, they are tricky to completely eliminate and they often have very nasty consequences. These seemingly unimportant issues frequently result in nights spent resolving a total breakdown of IDM system. What[…]

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Problem Analysis with Evolveum Log Viewer

Life of a midPoint developer is a colorful one. There are enjoyable periods of building things when you have a luxury of undisturbed raising smaller or larger pieces of code. But sometimes there comes an interrupt: you break something in such a way that you are not able to find what is wrong – for[…]

Access Certification in midPoint

Access Certification in midPoint

Identity Management (IDM) systems usually provide quite a broad mix of features. But there is one thing that no other system can do: management of access rights. No other system comes even close, even if they often pretend to do so. Access rights, privileges, role assignments, authorities, authorizations … whatever these things are called they[…]