I found it very interesting - when you have time - heh - take a look at
the tutorial that I cited at developerworks - back a few posts.
There are actually EIM APIs for systems other than IBM i - it is built
around LDAP - in fact, the IBM Directory Server (and LDAP server) is
where all the EIM info goes.
But there doesn't appear to be anyone obviously using EIM in other
products or platforms.
On 4/4/2014 8:29 AM, Buzz Fenner wrote:
On Thu, 03 Apr 2014 16:19:18, Vernon Hamberg wrote:
EIM and SSO is not new software - it is all on the system already and
Vern, I did not know that EIM was bundled with the OS. Time constraints will
has been since at least V5R2.
It is all configuration - and that would involve some dollars, due to
time, at least.
EIM is nicely described as a mapping from Windows user names to IBM i
user names - they don't have to be the same, nor do the passwords need
to be the same - once authenticated by Windows AD, IBM i trusts the
Active Directory server, so you are let in the door at Joe's Pool Hall
Synchronizing becomes a non-issue.
probably rule out
using it, but it sure looks interesting from what I'm reading at the