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Tivoli Federated Identity Manager 6.2.1 Interim Fix 3 (6.2.1-TIV-TFIM-IF0003)



This is an interim fix (IF) for a variety of problems in the
components that compose the TFIM 6.2.1 product.

Download Description

This interim fix corrects problems in IBM Tivoli Federated Identity Manager (Federated Identity Manager), Version 6.2.1. It requires that the IBM Tivoli Federated Identity Manager, Version 6.2.1, be installed, and the IBM Tivoli Federated Identity Manager 6.2.1 Fixpack 2 (6.2.1-TIV-TFIM-FP0002) be installed.

Interim fix contents and distribution

This interim fix package contains:

  • The interim fix zip file
  • This README.

This interim fix is distributed as an electronic download from the IBM Support Web Site.

Fix packs superseded by this interim fix


Interim fix structure

Federated Identity Manager consists of the following components that can be installed separately:

  • Administration console
  • Management service and runtime component
  • Web services security management (WSSM)
  • WS-provisioning runtime
  • Internet information services (IIS) Web plug-in
  • Apache/IBM HTTP Server Web plug-in
  • IBM Support Assistant plugin

This interim fix applies only to the management service and runtime component.

APARs and defects fixed
Problems fixed by interim fix 6.2.1-TIV-TFIM-IF0003

The following problems are corrected by this interim fix. For more information about the APARs listed here, refer to the Tivoli Federated Identity Manager support site.

APAR IV10813

SYMPTOM: Improve SAML signature conformance

APAR IV23430

SYMPTOM: Improve SAML signature conformance

APAR IV23442

SYMPTOM: Improve signature conformance

APAR IV23452

SYMPTOM: Improve OpenID signature conformance

APAR OA38176

SYMPTOM: NullPointerException is thrown when sending SAML 2.0 messages (e.g. Logout Request) with invalid IssueInstant attribute.

APAR IV24378
SYMPTOM: Improve XML Signature Conformance


You must have the following software installed to install this interim fix:

  • IBM Tivoli Federated Identity Manager 6.2.1 and its prerequisites
  • IBM Tivoli Federated Identity Manager 6.2.1 Fixpack 2 (6.2.1-TIV-TFIM-FP0002) and its prerequisites


Installation Instructions

NOTE:: Before installing this interim fix, ensure that you have reviewed the prerequisites in Before installing the interim fix.

Downloading the interim fix

To obtain the interim fix:

1. Go to the IBM Tivoli Federated Identity Manager Support Web site.
2. Click Download. The interim fix (6.2.1-TIV-TFIM-IF0003) is listed under Latest by date. If you do not see this interim fix listed, enter "6.2.1-TIV-TFIM-IF0003" in the Search field to access the link to the download window.
3. In the download window, scroll to the bottom of the window to view a listing of the download packages by platform.
4. Select the platform that corresponds to the target platform where you will apply the fixes. To ensure a secure download, select the DD (Download Director) option. If you have not used Download Director before, configure your browser to use Java security. Click What is DD? for configuration instructions.

Applying the interim fix
1. Unzip the file you downloaded in Downloading the interim fix.
2. Ensure that the WebSphere Application Server that hosts the Federated Identity Manager runtime and management service component is running.
3. Ensure that the WebSphere Application Server that hosts the Federated Identity Manager console component is running.
4. Backup the original files and replace the following files with the files from the interim fix
in FIM_INSTALL_DIR/plugins.
5. Log in to the administration console..
6. Select Domain Management -> Runtime Node Management
7. Click Publish Plug-ins.

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Problems (APARS) fixed

Document Information

Modified date:
15 June 2018