ISAM – POODLE updates

When I attempted to configured ISAM for Mobile V8.0.1.0 against an old version of TAM - specifically TAM Policy Server v 6.1.1 FP 8 (and an older 6.1.1 - FP4), I ran into some problems. It generated the following error: System Error HPDCF0062E Could not connect to the Security Access Manager policy server. Error code... Continue Reading →

ISAM for Web – Modify a Request Header

I posted about modifying a HTTP response back in June 2014 here. This month, I had to put together a HTTP transformation rule that would update a Request header. In particular, the Request header was "out of spec" from the HTTP rules for a Content-Type. It simply updated the request header. <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <xsl:stylesheet... Continue Reading →

ISAM for Mobile – ROPC OAuth Username and Password Validation

As of V8.0.1.0 of ISAM for Mobile, there is a helper class in the Javascript mapping rule for Resource Owner Password Validation against the configured LDAP server. There are a few steps required to configure it though. If you haven't configured it, you will receive the following error on attempting an ROPC flow: {"error":"mapping_error", "error_description":" Continue Reading →

TFIM SAML 2.0 Federation URL

Sample Federation URL: I make this post, as much about a note to myself - as for others. This URL will avoid using the Alias service, and initiate a HTTPPost SAML flow. https://<idpHost>/FIM/sps/<federationname>/saml20/logininitial?RequestBinding=HTTPPost&ResponseBinding=HTTPPost&NameIdFormat=Email&PartnerId=<ID for partner> Here is some additional notes from the IBM Knowledge Center:  

ISAM for Mobile: Javascript Policy Information Points

Since ISAM for Mobile has had the ability to call a Javascript Policy Information Point (PIP) during context based access (CBA, formerly risk based access - RBA) decisions for attribute enrichment. This capability is very flexible and can be used for many different purposes. Some examples include: Manipulating and extracting attributes from request headers.... Continue Reading →

Remove a ISAM for Web Response Header

If you want to hide a header from a junctioned server, it is possible to remove it using a HTTP Transformation rule. The steps to making a HTTP Transformation rule are fairly well documented here: On the appliance, you need to either create the XSL HTTP Transformation rule and upload it, or you can... Continue Reading →

CSC Update #5 – Helping in four weeks

#ibmcsc IBM strives hard to make the Corporate Service Corps so much more than a volunteer engagement with NGO's and local government groups around the world. They stress the importance that IBM is sending highly skilled consultants not manual laborers. Or, to put another way, we are there to make a difference to their organisation,... Continue Reading →

CSC Update #4 – On the ground at Anpuy

#ibmcsc In the last couple of years, the local council donated some land to the Foundation in the North of the city, in one of the lower socio economic regions of the city. (Many of the outer suburbs of Salta are lower socio economic). And they raised money to build their own dedicated building. Although... Continue Reading →

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