What are the benefits and features of DRA 9.0 SP2?
DRA 9.0 SP2 Release Notes
This service pack improves usability and resolves several previous issues.
Many of these improvements were made in direct response to suggestions from our customers. We thank you for your time and valuable input. We hope you continue to help us ensure that our products meet all your needs. You can post feedback in the Directory and Resource Administrator and Exchange Administrator forum on NetIQ Communities, our online community that also includes product information, blogs, and links to helpful resources.
The documentation for this product is available on the NetIQ website in HTML and PDF formats on a page that does not require you to log in. If you have suggestions for documentation improvements, click Directory and Resource Administrator and Exchange Administrator (DRA) NetIQ Documentation page. To download this product, see the Directory and Resource Administrator and Exchange Administrator Product Upgrade website.at the bottom of any page in the HTML version of the documentation posted at the
The following feature changes were implemented in this release:
The AD Printers and Recycle bin objects are now stored in the Mongo DB instead of in memory.
You can now use the Web Console to add multiple managers to a distribution group.
You can now use the Delegation and Configuration console to disable or enable the AD printer cache collection. By default, the AD printer cache collection is disabled.
This service pack includes a full version of DRA. For detailed information on hardware requirements and supported operating systems and browsers, see the NetIQ Directory and Resource Administrator and Exchange Administrator Installation Guide.
Installing This Version
This service pack includes a full version of DRA. You can install this version in a clean environment or upgrade an existing installation of the following:
For more information about version 9.0, see the Release Notes. For detailed information about installing Directory and Resource Administrator and Exchange Administrator components and modules, see the NetIQ Directory and Resource Administrator and Exchange Administrator Installation Guide.
The following considerations apply when you install this version:
DRA no longer requires installation of Exchange Server management tools on the Administration server computer. To remotely manage an Exchange Server 2010 or 2013 server, DRA now requires only Powershell 2.0 and Windows Remote Management (WinRM) 2.0 to be installed on the Administration server.
Addressed Customer Issues
This release includes the following stabilizing fixes:
Resolved an issue that caused unusually long IACR runs. (ENG340572)
Resolved an issue with the display of fields on thetab of the Password Policy Properties window. (ENG242859)
Resolved an issue that caused the Last Logon job to quit prematurely. (ENG332026 and ENG332027)
Resolved an issue that caused extra text to be added when creating or modifying an Active View rule. (ENG341112)
Resolved an issue that caused DRA to stop unexpectedly after attempting to run a custom tool against two or more users that were generated from an advanced search. (ENG340231)
Resolved an issue that caused DRA to ignore the automatic user name configuration setting when you modify the Last name field on the screen. (ENG306365)
Resolved an issue that prevented a user with the appropriate powers from viewing all members of a group after checking the user interface extension that was created based on the Member Of property. (ENG340940)
Resolved an issue that prevented the display, in some scenarios, of the full list of members of a distribution list when attempting to set mail delivery restrictions. (ENG340882)
Resolved an issue that prevented the Get-DRAGroup cmdlet from finding objects whose distinguishedName contain two back slahes (\\). (ENG341275)
Resolved an issue that prevented DRAâs sample queries from completing. (ENG340418)
Resolved an issue that triggered the following message: The properties parameter was empty or missing from the Varset. (ENG341651)
Resolved an issue that caused IACR runs to stop prematurely. (ENG341224)
Resolved an issue that prevented you from enabling the Recycle Bin for untrusted managed domains. (ENG341042)
Resolved an issue that prevented you from using the browse button to change the preferred domain controller. (ENG341110)
Resolved an issue that prevented you from setting up an LPA account for an AD Collector. (ENG340469)
Resolved an issue that caused IACRs to stop prematurely. (ENG341615)
Resolved an issue that caused unusually long FACR runs while attempting to add Office 365 tenants. (ENG341020)
Resolved an issue with adding Office 365 tenants when the Windows powershell - Turn on Script Execution GPO policy is enabled. Set the policy to Unrestricted or Remote-Signed for the DRA server. (ENG340470)
Resolved an issue in which a custom UI property was improperly cloned from the source to the target via the Web Console. (ENG327253)
Resolved an issue in which an administrative assistant with the appropriate powers could not use the Web Console to add a group to another group. (ENG248387)
Resolved an issue that caused the Admin Service on the primary DRA server to stop unexpectedly. (ENG340960)
Resolved an issue that affected performace while previewing Active Views. (ENG341107)
Resolved an issue that triggered an unspecified error while running an IACR on a domain. (ENG341608)
Resolved an issue that prevented you from viewing or managing queued print jobs for networked physical printers. (ENG211099)
Resolved an issue in which deleted users with Exchange 2010 mailboxes still appeared in Microsoft Outlookâs global address list. (ENG322108)
Resolved an issue that prevented you from using one AD account to manage Exchange access and a different AD account to manage domain access. (ENG320420)
Resolved an issue in which the DRA Reporting Congifuration user interface did not reflect changes made to the Core Service AD account after installating DRA. (ENG320937)
Resolved an issue caused DRA to stop unexpectedly while browsing through Roles and Powers. (ENG341133)
Resolved an issue that slowed performance while querying objects or displaying object details. (ENG341221)
Resolved an issue that generated an error while attempting to edit an object on a server. (ENG341265)
Resolved an issue the prevented the installation of DRA onto a secondary server. (ENG341011)
Resolved an issue that occurred when using the ea command line tool to enumerate members of a group. (ENG341184)
Resolved an issue that removed members from groups. (ENG341172)
Resolved an issue that led to long response times from DRA servers. (ENG341429)
Resolved an issue in which a service account could not modify its AD account when the Special Groups policy was enabled. (ENG341717)
Resolved an issue that prevented you from adding or removing mailbox folder permissions. (ENG340790)
Resolved an issue that prevented you from deleting a user when the Office 365 policy is enabled. (ENG341070)
Resolved an issue that prevented pre-task or post-task triggers associated with AccountsJobControl from executing. (ENG238677)
Resolved an issue in which the file replication feature does not work. (ENG334159)
Resolved a Web Console issue in which new users were not being added to the groups specified on the userâstab. (ENG341071)
Resolved an issue that deleted the Aegis Web Connect DLL. (ENG340977)
Resolved an issue with running the Heathcheck Utility while using an expired DRA trial key. (ENG332644)
Resolved an issue that generated an incorrect HomeDir path when cloning a user. (ENG340639)
Resolved an issue with Account Expirations dates. (ENG285737)
Resolved an issue that caused DRA to stop unexpectedly when accessing the user properties tab on the DRA delegation console and selecting Delivery Options, or when seaching for objects in the recycle bin. (ENG341045)
Resolved an issue that prevented you from using an Access account on the AD Collector. (ENG325642)
Resolved an issue that prevent your from changing a userâs password. (ENG339938)
Resolved an issue in which a pre-task trigger failed to execute. (ENG283538)
Resolved an issue with the functioning of the DRA Delegation model. (ENG340968)
Resolved an issue in which it was not possible to use PowerShell to query an OU that contained more than ten thousand users. (ENG341227)
Resolved an issue with Office 365 AD attributes. (ENG341057)
Resolved an issue that caused the LAS data viewer to stop unexpectedly. (ENG340888)
Resolved an issue that prevented you from using the Web Console to search for objects by SAM account name; the option is now available on themenu. (ENG340987)
NetIQ Corporation strives to ensure our products provide quality solutions for your enterprise software needs. The following issues are currently being researched. If you need further assistance with any issue, please contact Technical Support.
Preview Does Not Work When Creating an Active View Rule
After creating an member server Active View rule, attempts to preview the group member list will fail. (ENG342204)
Member Server Active View Preview Not Working
DomainMember erroneously displays when previewing the output of the Include objects in any member server that are groups Active View rule. (ENG342207)