This is the sixth installment in a series of posts about the new features and options in AppSense Version 8 Service Pack 2. (If you have not yet downloaded this latest release, you can read more info and download it from here )
AppSense Environment Manager Service Pack 2 introduces a new option – Group SID Refresh.
User Group Membership (and Primary Group) conditions are evaluated by using a Security Identifier (SID) token look‐up function, which is processed extremely quickly. If the SID is not present in the configuration an Active Directory lookup is performed instead.
SID tokens are added to the conditions during creation and a more time‐costly look‐up is performed at this stage.
If a configuration is copied from one discreet domain to another, for example, ‘Test’ to ‘Live’, both the fully qualified domain names (FQDNs) and the SIDs will be incorrect.
The Group SID Refresh option allows administrators to both search and replace elements of the FQDN and update the SID values to the new FQDNs.
This can also be used to refresh SID values without any replacement.
As this is an ever growing blog topic, the previous posts on the other new features we have detailed can be found below: