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midPoint Deployment:
First Steps Training

Learn the ins and outs of identity provisioning and governance

First Steps with midPoint

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April 9 – 12, 2024

Workshop Overview

midPoint, created by Evolveum, is a general-purpose identity governance and administration platform used by the InCommon Trusted Access Platform for its versatility in delivering a solution for unified management of all identity data.

Our virtual course is designed for identity management architects, system engineers, and deployment partners. The course focuses on building an extensible identity management foundation with basic synchronization and provisioning. Participants will gain a solid understanding of midPoint’s basics, and use it to integrate the first source and target systems safely, in iterations, using Evolveum’s “First Steps Methodology.” The idea: start an iterative identity management program. Reach your desired solution in a series of small steps. Each step bringing value, improving the solution, which are: Connect → Clean-up → Automate.

You will learn how to:

How the Workshop is Delivered

This workshop is designed to support live engagement with instructors and other participants, while still enabling students to complete self-paced work and to practice new skills. Yes, it’s the best of both worlds! 

Tuition Schedule

InCommonEarly Bird Rate
(before or on July 22, 2024)
Regular Rate
(after July 22, 2024)
InCommon Participant$1,800$2,000
Non-Participant$2,300$2,500
Collaboration Success Program Alumni$1,500$1,500

*Early Bird Rates will be available until March 5, 2024. Registration closes at 5 p.m. ET on March 26, 2024.

Preparing for the Workshop

Detailed preparation instructions will be available and distributed prior to the class.

  1. The hands-on labs will require a web browser.
  2. The training makes use of virtual machines (VMs), in this case derived from Amazon Marketplace Images (AMI) loaded on Amazon Web Services.
  3. The training team will provide instructions for accessing the VMs prior to the training.
  4. Your VM will be available during the training and for two weeks after its completion. After two weeks, the VM will no longer exist, so be sure to save anything you need within two weeks of the end of the training.

Curriculum Outline

This course progresses through six modules of content:

  1. Planning Your Deployment Project
  2. Connecting the Source System
  3. Importing Source Data
  4. Connecting the Target System
  5. Target System Integration
  6. Automating Integration

Payment, Cancellation and Refund Policy

All cancellations received on or before 11:59 PM EST March 26, 2024, are entitled to a full conference refund less a $50 administrative fee. There will be no refunds after this date. If you cancel after 11:59 PM EST on March 26, 2024,  and have not paid by any other means, your credit card will be charged the cost of the registration fee. If you cancel your registration after 11:59 PM EST on March 26, 2024, you may name another person from your organization to take your place for meetings that allow transferred registrations. To cancel, transfer, or make changes to your registration, please contact meetingregistration@internet2.edu. Thank You.

Course Cancellation Policy for Participants: In the event that a course does not meet the minimum enrollment requirements, we reserve the right to cancel or reschedule the course. Participants will be notified approximately 10 days before the course start date if minimum enrollments have not been met. In such cases, participants will have the choice to either receive a full refund or utilize their payment as credit towards a future course (for the same software component or a different one) within the same calendar year. We understand the inconvenience caused and aim to provide suitable alternatives or refunds promptly.

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Find more resources and information on our midPoint software page.