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“HiPath SIcurity DirX (Version: 7.0)”:

Manufacturer of the IMS

  • Siemens AG
  • URL: (Visit Homepage)
  • Nature of provider / distributor: international
  • Nationality of the manufacturer: N/A

Type of the IMS / Class of the IMS

  • Type of the IMS: Type 1
  • Class of the IMS: Class 1

Supported languages

  • Germany: German
  • England: English

References for the IMS

Is the IMS an open/closed IMS?

State of IMS deployment

Distribution of the IMS

Geographic scope

Is the IMS an open/closed IMS?: Closed

State of IMS deployment: Available

Distribution of the IMS: N/A

Geographic scope: Global

Hard and software requirements of the IMS

Intel Server Platform or SPARC, 1GB RAM, 700+MB HD, Windows, Solaris, Red Hat, SuSE

Installed base of the IMS (Userbase)


Interoperability and supported standards

LDAPv3, DSMLv2, DAP, DSP, DISP, IDM, X.500, X.509, X521

Server-side component(s)

Server components are: Identity Server, Agents and Connectors, Identity Store. The Identity Server provides a comprehensive runtime environment for event-triggered and scheduled provisioning workflows. Agents and connectors provision and synchronize accounts/groups in target systems. The Identity Store is an LDAPv3 directory server.

Client-side component(s)

The Identity Web Center is the component that enables user self-service and delegated administration from a Web browser.

Description of functionality / features (client and server)

DirX Identity provides provisioning and synchronization based on a metadirectory technology.

Web-based user self-service and delegated administration, password management, user management, cross-platform provisioning and metadirectory functionality. The provisioning of users and their access rights in various target systems is driven by a powerful, centralized privilege management component which deals with the business roles, permissions, user groups, and includes a flexible policy and workflow engine. In addition, comprehensive scheduling, monitoring and auditing are available.

Main functionality

metadirectory, account management, password management

Purchase costs in EUR

N/A (Product pricing depends on the number of managed identities)

Flow charts of the IMS

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Screenshots of the IMS

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Other file resources


Evaluator of the IMS

Christian Krause (ICPP)

General Comments (free text)

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