General Availability Release: NetIQ Identity Manager 4.8 Service Pack 5


Features and Benefits:

Enhanced deployment support on Azure
We have enhanced the container offering with added support for Azure Kubernetes Service. With a simple wizard flow model, you can now deploy Identity Manager to Azure Kubernetes service (AKS). The wizard automatically generates the required configuration and deploys the containers to AKS. Please refer to the product documentation for a detailed description of the update.

Enhanced Administration with Identity Console

  •  A single instance can now administer all servers in all trees
  • (Technology Preview) New contextual search capability to improve navigation and usability.
  • Improved Identity Manager tasks
  • Improved Search performance
  • Enhanced ability to administer Jobs
  • Support for email notification templates
  • Ability to easily switch servers in tasks

Designer enhancements

  • Simplified installation on macOS

In addition, this release improves the security aspects with updates to multiple open source components, including log4j & JQuery.

Operational Details:

The Standard Delivery method for our software is electronic. New orders receive a link via email where the software can be downloaded, which is specific to the order.

P2M Release ID: REL460639

Language Availability:

☐ Arabic

☒ Brazilian Portuguese

☐ Czech

☒ Danish


☒ English

☒ French

☒ German

☐ Greek

☐ Hebrew

☐ Hungarian

☒ Italian

☒ Japanese

☐ Korean

☐ Norwegian

☐ Polish

☒ Russian

☒ Simplified Chinese

☒ Spanish

☒ Swedish

☒ Traditional Chinese

☐ Turkish

Product Availability Sites:

*New Orders and Updates
for Existing Customers:


*Internals and





Commercial Customers


Software Licenses and Downloads


Internal License Request


Partner Enablement and Demonstration Licenses


Online Marketing Portal with Try/Buy Capabilities

Product Support Lifecycle Information:


Lifecycle Table:


Lifecycle Policy:

View our Product Support Lifecycle table to see specific details and support lifecycle dates for your product. 


View the details of our new Product Support Lifecycle policy.

Licensing Strategy:


Licensing Technology



New Implementation, a license key required



Update from previous version, new license key required



Information required to issue a license key




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  •   in reply to Christoph Rhein

    Hi there,

    I'm in process of getting a answer on this for you. We'll get back to you shortly. 

    Than you!


    Elizabeth Knappen
    CyberRes Community Manager

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    Once upon a time you could download iManager for every platform maybe as a trial or even free. Where had it gone?