IDM Driver Automated Deployment

Idea ID 2787148

IDM Driver Automated Deployment

I would love to see an interface to enable automated driver deployments. I believe since IDM 4.5 installers, a script pushes drivers out via some kind of commandline designer, but I think it only uses existing driver packages.

My team already checks our driver .xml into a git repo, and we have a process to substitute environment-specific variables and create builds for each environment. I would love to be able to go the rest of the way and promote driver changes between environments using some kind of script or API interface to deploy.
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Super Contributor.
Super Contributor.

@Red_Baron I love the idea, could you share more details on how you have achieved git repo part and how you have a substitute variables environment-specific?

 

we would like to crate ci/cd pipeline for our IDM netiq environments with governance such as naming conventions (driver) and deploy part.

 

we do not make use of only packages but use a hybrid environment with packages and with driver configuration files since they are very easy to work and change then packages and maintain the packages files still an overhead.

 

 

Respected Contributor.
Respected Contributor.

Hey @maqsood ,

We don't use packages for our custom driver policy. We export the driver config xml to a file and use apache ant to create a build for each of our environments (e.g. Dev, QA, Prod). In the ant  build config file, we specify GCV names and corresponding values for each environment. This process uses an xsl file to do the substitutions against the original driver export and create an output driver export for each environment, slapping a build number on it, and release notes in a readme.md. We check all these artifacts into git for source control.
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