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Crius

Release 2.2 is a eighth midPoint release code-named Crius. The Crius release brings numerous new features and many improvements.

Release date: September 2013

Features

midPoint 2.2 provides following features:

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Changes with respect to version 2.1.x

Quality

Release 2.2 (Crius) is intended for full production use in enterprise environments. All features are stable and well tested.

Platforms

MidPoint is known to work well in the following deployment environments. The following list is list of tested platforms, i.e. platforms on which midPoint team or reliable partners personally tested this release. The version numbers in parentheses are the actual version numbers used for the tests. However it is very likely that midPoint will also work in similar environments. Also note that this list is not closed. MidPoint can be supported on almost any reasonably recent platform (please contact Evolveum for more details).

Java

  • Sun/Oracle Java SE Runtime Environment 7 (1.7.0_25)

Please note that Java 6 environment is no longer supported (although it might work in some situations).

Web Containers

  • Apache Tomcat 6 (6.0.32, 6.0.33)
  • Apache Tomcat 7 (7.0.30, 7.0.32)
  • Sun/Oracle GlassFish 3 (3.1)

Databases

  • H2 (embedded, only recommended for demo deployments)
  • PostgreSQL (8.4.14, 9.1, 9.2)
  • MySQL
    Supported MySQL version is 5.6.10 and above (with MySQL JDBC ConnectorJ 5.1.23 and above).
    MySQL in previous versions didn't support dates/timestamps with more accurate than second fraction precision.
  • Oracle 11g (11.2.0.2.0)
  • Microsoft SQL Server (2008, 2008 R2, 2012)

Unsupported Platforms

Following list contains platforms that midPoint is known not to work due to various issues. As these platforms are obsolete and/or marginal we have no plans to support midPoint for these platforms.

  • Java 6
  • Sun/Oracle GlassFish 2

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Background and History

midPoint is roughly based on OpenIDM version 1. When compared to OpenIDM v1, midPoint code was made significantly "lighter" and provides much more sophisticated features. Although the architectural outline of OpenIDM v1 is still guiding the development of midPoint almost all the OpenIDM v1 code was rewritten. MidPoint is now based on relative changes and contains advanced identity management mechanisms such as advanced RBAC, provisioning consistency and other advanced IDM features. MidPoint development is independent for more than two years. The development pace is very rapid. Development team is small, flexible and very efficient. Contributions are welcome.

For the full project background see the midPoint History page.

Known Issues

  1. Extra values in tolerant multi-value attributes with high-order dependencies MID-1561 - Extra values in tolerant multi-value attributes with high-order dependencies Open . Workaround: set the attribute to non-tolerant.

  2. AD connector does not distinguish error types ( MID-1562 - AD connector RuntimeException madness Closed ) therefore the applicability of consistency mechanism on AD is limited ( MID-1556 - Creating user on Active Directory fails when the account exists even if the iterator should be used and correlation rule seems to be ok Closed ). Workaround: use liveSync or frequent reconciliation.
  3. Slow shadow listing on debug page from MySQL when there is >500k shadows in database ( MID-1586 - Remove AccountShadowType Closed ). MySQL does not choose correct index during ordering.
  4. Under certain circumstances account links disappear ( MID-1575 - Strange dependency-related problem - dissapearing account links Closed ).
  5. Search filters are not resolved when using Roles->Edit role as well as in debug pages ( MID-1571 - Search filters are not resolved when using Roles->Edit role as well as in debug pages. Closed ). Workaround: Maintain roles configurations in XML files outside midPoint. When you need to upload updated version of a role to midPoint, use "import from file" function.
  6. When importing large number of accounts from LDAP server (import from resource), be sure to suspend LDAP live sync task as it may cause severe performance problems ( MID-1549 - LDAP sync after import of many users consumes about 50% CPU time doing "nothing" Closed ) - this is basically caused by live sync task trying to process LDAP changelogs, which have already been processed by import itself. If you forgot to suspend live sync task during initial LDAP import, there is another workaround. Simply suspend LDAP live sync task, then edit this task on debug pages and delete <token> element in <extension> element. Then resume LDAP live sync task and issue is fixed.
  7. Linux/Solaris connector can't fetch users - account attributes invalid names ( MID-1547 - Linux/Solaris connector can't fetch users - account attributes invalid names Closed ).
  8. Midpoint incorrectly detects Script capability for resources ( MID-1511 - Midpoint incorrectly detects Script capability for resources Closed ).

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