IBM Security Identity Manager PostgreSQL Adapter 7.1.1 Release notes

IBM Security Identity Governance and Intelligence PostgreSQL Adapter 7.1.1 is available. Compatibility, installation, and other getting-started issues are addressed.




Adapter Features and Purpose

License agreement

Contents of this Release

Installation and Configuration Notes

Customizing or Extending Adapter Features

Supported Configurations




Welcome to the IBM Security Identity Governance and Intelligence PostgreSQL Adapter.

These Release Notes contain information for the following products that was not available when the IBM Security Identity Governance and Intelligence manuals were printed:

IBM Security Identity Governance and Intelligence PostgreSQL Adapter Installation and Configuration Guide


Adapter Features and Purpose

The PostgreSQL Adapter is designed to create and manage accounts on PostgreSQL Database. The adapter runs in "agentless" mode and communicates using JDBC to the systems being managed.

The Identity Manager Adapters are powerful tools that require Administrator Level authority. Adapters operate much like a human system administrator, creating accounts, permissions and home directories. Operations requested from the Identity Manager server will fail if the Adapter is not given sufficient authority to perform the requested task.

License Agreement


Review and agree to the terms of the IBM Security Identity Adapter License prior to using this product.

The license can be viewed from the "license" folder included in the product package.


Contents of this Release

Adapter Version



Build Date

2020 June 15 13.21.39

Adapter Version


Component Versions

Adapter build:



Dispatcher 7.1.39 or higher (packaged separately)


The following guides are available in the IBM Knowledge Center 

IBM Security Identity Manager adapter for IBM Cloud Identity Installation and Configuration Guide


New Features




Enhancement # (RFE)





Items included in release version 7.1.1


Initial release


Closed Issues






Items closed in release version 7.1.1







Known Issues




PMR# / Description





Known Limitations









Installation and Configuration Notes

See the IBM Security Identity Governance and Intelligence Adapter Installation Guide for detailed instructions.

The PostgreSQL Adapter Installation and Configuration Guide can be obtained from IBM Knowledge Center at

Corrections to Installation Guide

The following configuration notes apply to this release:

1.    Need to add following under Service/Target form details->On the PostgreSQL Connection tab:

Days password will expire

The number of days the password is valid.  Allowed value >=0. If this parameter is set on Service form, the password expiration date is set as following.

No value or 0: the adapter should not change the value of password expiration date.

Value > 0: the adapter sets the password expiration date to today+Value

if the password expiration date is explicitely provided for an account , adapter simply sets password expiration date to that value. In that case the expiry date

2.    Need to add following to Reference->Adapter attributes by operations->Table 13. Test attributes

Required attribute

Optional attribute





Configuration Notes


The following configuration notes apply to this release:


Customizing or Extending Adapter Features

IBM Security Identity Governance and Intelligence adapters can be customized and/or extended. The type and method of this customization may vary from adapter to adapter.

Refer to the IBM Security Identity Adapter Development and Customization Guide


Support for Customized Adapters

The integration to the Identity Manager server the adapter framework is supported. However, IBM does not support the customizations, scripts, or other modifications. If you experience a problem with a customized adapter, IBM Support may require the problem to be demonstrated on the GA version of the adapter before a Case is opened.


Supported Configurations

Installation Platform

The IBM Security Identity Governance and Intelligence Adapter was built and tested on the following product versions.


Adapter Installation Platform:

Due to continuous Java security updates that may be applied to your ISIM or PIM servers, the following SDI releases are the officially supported versions:

IBM Security Directory Integrator 7.1.1 + 7.1.1-TIV-SDI-FP0005 + 7.2.0-ISS-SDI-LA0008

Security Directory Integrator 7.2 + FP4

Earlier versions of SDI that are still supported may function properly, however to resolve any communication errors, you must upgrade your SDI releases to the officially supported versions by the adapter. 

Managed Resource:

PostgreSQL v12

IBM Security Identity Governance and Intelligence:

IGI v5.2.x



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