The Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus V7.4 documentation has been updated to describe new functions provided by fix pack 2. The Information Center and the PDF guides now contain the following enhanced or additional information.
Note: Features and enhancements supplied by the fix pack are indicated in the documentation by the following graphical cue:
The following topics describe new LDAP query functionality that allows the ObjectServer to authenticate users in multiple organizational units (OU). Query searches on Microsoft Active Directory SAM account names (sAMAccountName) are also supported.
LDAP troubleshooting information has been added in the following topics:
TLS 1.2 encryption in FIPS 140-2 mode
Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus now allows you to enforce Transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.2 encryption in FIPS 140-2 mode, as recommended by NIST SP800-131. For more information, see Configuring the server components for SP800-131 enhanced encryption.
The documentation for the ObjectServer HTTP interface and OLSC interface has been updated to described the features added in fix pack 2. For more information about these features, see the section "Updates to the HTTP interface and OSLC interface" in the Release Notes.
Documentation was added explaining how to run probes as SUID root.