Communicate between NetIQ IDM Connectors

It is possible to get one Connector to ‘talk to‘ another Connector, thereby transferring data from one Connector to another. An example use case might be that you want to query if a User already exists in an Active Directory Domain before assigning a unique User ID in the Identity Vault. Or you might want to check one Active Directory Domain against another Active Directory Domain.

The communication uses the DXCMD command line binary; there is already an IDM function to allow you to do this. It is very easy to do, and uses the following syntax:

The Connector on which the Query much be executed is defined in the Global Configuration Value (GCV) shown below.

Here is the Query document which is to be sent to the Active Directory Connector.

Finally, the namespace dircmd is defined as: