IBM Security Identity Governance and Intelligence- Adapter for CyberArk 7.1.2 - Release notes


IBM Security Identity Adapter for CyberArk 7.1.2 is available. Compatibility, installation, and other getting-started issues are addressed.




Adapter Features and Purpose

License Agreement

Contents of the release

Additional Description

Installation and Configuration Notes

Customizing or Extending Adapter Features

Supported Configurations




Welcome to the IBM Security Identity Governance and Intelligence CyberArk 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 CyberArk Adapter Installation and Configuration Guide


Adapter Features and Purpose

The CyberArk Adapter is designed to create and manage User Accounts on the CyberArk platform. The adapter runs in "agentless" mode and communicates using REST API to the systems being managed. 

The Identity 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




Build Date

2020 March 06 01.09.50

Adapter Version


Component Versions

Adapter build:



Dispatcher 7.0.39 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 current release version 7.1.2

RTC 185893

Internal - Add filter recon support for ISIM CyberArk adapter


Items included in release version 7.1.1


RTC 185233

Internal - Add support on ISIM for CyberArk adapter



Items included in release version 7.1.0



Initial Release


Closed Issues






Items closed in current release version 7.1.2






Items closed in release version 7.1.1






Items closed in release version 7.1.0



Initial Release


Known Issues



PMR# / Description




Password is shown in clear text by REST API while executing user add and password change operation.




Currently, Resource does not allow to add or modify userType, displayName and nickName attributes.



Known Limitations









Installation and Configuration Notes

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

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

Corrections to Installation Guide

The following configuration notes apply to this release:



Configuration Notes


The following configuration notes apply to this release:



Customizing or Extending Adapter Features

The IBM Security Identity Manager 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 IBM Security 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 CyberArk Adapter was built and tested on the following product versions.


Adapter Installation Platform

IBM Security Directory Integrator 7.1.1 + .17.1-TIV-SDI-FP0004 + 7.2.0-ISS-SDI-LA0008

IBM Security Directory Integrator 7.2 + 7.2.0-ISS-SDI-FP0003 + 7.2.0-ISS-SDI-LA0010


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 adapters.

Managed Resource


CyberArk SCIM Server 10.1.1


  IBM Security Identity Manager:


ISIM v7.0.x

IBM Security Privileged Identity Manager:


IBM Security Identity Governance and Intelligence:

IGI V5.2.x



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