Identity Manager

IBM Security Identity Manager is an automated and policy-based user access manager, driving effective identity management and governance across the enterprise.
By using roles, accounts, and access permissions, it helps automate the creation, modification, and termination of user privileges throughout the entire user lifecycle. IBM Security Identity Manager can help increase user efficiency, reduce IT administration costs, enforce security, and manage compliance.

Identity Manager Courses:

Db2 transaction database performance tuning for ISIM

In this video, you learn how to do performance tuning on an IBM Db2 transaction database for IBM Security Identity Manager.


IBM Security Identity Manager 6.0 Web Services (SOAP)

This video course gives a brief look at the SOAP-based Web Services of IBM Security Identity Manager 6.0. Includes details on where to find documentation and examples, as well as how to test, code against, extend and troubleshoot ISIM Web Services.

Introduction to IBM Security Identity Manager

This video provides a brief demonstration of IBM Security Identity Manager (ISIM) v7.0.0.2 administration.
It has two parts. The first part includes administrative tasks such as managing organizational structure, roles, users, services, policies, and approvals. The second part teaches you how to use ISIM as an end user to request an access and approve the request as a manager.

Configuring DB2 Indexes for ISIM

Adding indexes for specific tables can improve the performance of some directory server queries. This course walks through adding these indexes.

Configure External User Registry with ISIM VA

In this video, you learn how to configure an external user registry with ISIM virtual appliance.

How to check the health of the ISIM virtual appliance

In this video, you learn about using the ISIM dashboard and event log to check the health of the ISIM 
virtual appliance.

How to use and customize Identity Service Center (ISC) console

This video has three parts. The first part introduces you to the IBM Security Identity Manager (ISIM) v7.0.0.2 virtual appliance. You learn about the virtual appliance and how to use the appliance console to manage and monitor the system. The exercises in the second part describe how to use the Identity Service Center (ISC) Console. The third part teaches you how to customize the Identity Service Center Console.

How to use selective password synchronization

This course covers two methods for selective password synchronization in IBM Security Identity Manager.  Selective password synchronization is a method to exclude passwords from synchronization.

IBM Security Identity Manager 6.0 and 7.0 New Features

This video covers the new functions in IBM Security Identity Manager fixpacks 6.0.0.19 and 7.0.1.8.

Create Static Role in IBM Security Identity Manager VA 7.0.1 using Web Services API (SoapUI)

This is a demonstration of how to create a Static Role in IBM Security Identity Manager Virtual Appliance 7.0.1 using Web Services API (SoapUI)

IBM Security Identity Manager 6.0 Fixpack 18 Enhancements

In this Open Mic video, the IBM Security Identity Manager development team discusses the new enhancements for version 6.0 Fixpack 18.

IBM Security Identity Manager Data - A practical tutorial for application support

The IBM Security Identity Manager (ISIM) product has several interfaces and reporting mechanisms that serve as windows to its data.  In supporting the product, though, there are often questions that cannot be answered through those interfaces, but that can be determined through direct data access.

The videos and supporting materials provide a practical guide to ISIM's data, tools to access it, and specific examples and use cases that are relevant to supporting the product.

Part 1: Architecture and data
Part 2: Tools, installation, and configuration
Part 3: Practical examples

IBM Security Identity Manager REST API Overview

This video provides an overview of IBM Security Identity Manager REST APIs.

IBM Security Identity Manager v7 - db_purge command remote execution

The following will show how to use the python scripting language to remotely execute the db_purge command on an IBM Security Identity Manager v7 virtual appliance.


Increase disk space for ISIM virtual appliance

In order to expand the disk space for the IBM Security Identity Manager (ISIM) 7.0.1 Virtual Appliance, you must create a new virtual machine. Using the ISIM ISO image from Passport Advantage, you use a snapshot from the existing ISIM appliance to maintain the same configurations. This video demonstrates each step of the process.

Introduction to configuring Cognos reporting for ISIM and ISPIM

This video series provides an overview of how to implement the Cognos reporting features of the IBM Security Identity Manager (ISIM) and IBM Privileged Identity Manager (ISPIM) products, and includes an overview of the Cognos Business Intelligence infrastructure, a demo of how to define the required data sources, and a demo of how to import the reporting packages and run the standard reports.

ISIM 6.0 Open Mic: New Features in 6.0

This video describes the new features in IBM Security Identity Manager (ISIM) version 6.0. This Open Mic session webcast was the first provided by the IBM Security Identity Manager Technical Support organization in 2015. We provided an overview of all the new features that have been added in the Fix Packs since base 6.0.0 to help Administrators configure and administer ISIM. March 10, 2015.

ISIM Open Mic: REST APIs and Identity

This Open Mic was presented LIVE at Think 2018 and covered use of the REST APIs with IBM Security Identity Manager.

ISIM Virtual Appliance Installation Process

In this video series, you learn how to create a virtual machine for deploying the ISIM Virtual Appliance ISO image.

  • Create a VM for Deploying the ISIM Virtual Appliance ISO image
  • Setup a Database Instance using MWC Utility
  • Setup a LDAP instance using MWC utility (UNIX only procedure)
  • Updating Label in Setup and Activate Primary Node - Option 1 - Using Guided Mode
  • Updating Label in Setup a Member Node

Managing logging properties

In this video, we review the logging properties available on the IBM Security Identity Manager virtual appliance.

Setting the JVM heap size in IBM Security Identity Manager

This video covers setting the appropriate JVM heap size for your IBM Security Identity Manager appliance.

What's New in IBM Security Identity Manager 6.0 FP20 & 7.0.1.10

This webcast was originally broadcast as a part of the IBM Security Open Mic series on 12-July-2018

This session covers the new enhancements,  serviceability items, and common customer pain points that are being solved with the new releases 6.0.0.20 and 7.0.1.10
Duration: 50 minutes

  • What's new in ISIM 6.0 FP20
  • Set corporate password policy & create multiple admin users for ISIM LMI
  • Provide an interface in the ISIM VA UI to be able to increase the JVM MAX heap size for the application servers
  • Managing ISIM Logging Properties