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Advantages of MDM & EP integration

Hello MDM Guru's,

Could any one please guide me the advantages of MDM integration with Portal.

I have few requirements --

1. Want a Single sign on for all repositories in every enivironment for user.

2. will it help me to view the changes made after activating the Change tracker

3. Will LADP integration must if integrated with EP for Singn-sign-on.

4. Any other advantages of using more functionalities of MDM with integration of EP

Any Documents, Links which can give a overview of these are welcome.

Thanks in Advance Guys,


Srihari Reddy

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    Jan 20, 2009 at 04:52 AM

    Hi Srihari,

    1. EP MDM Integration can be useful to implement single sign on.

    2. You will be able to view the changes by implementing change Tracking .


    (Configuring a change Tracker)

    3. LDAP Integration is not must but can be advantegous for authentication for single sign on.

    (LDAP Support)

    Hope it helps.



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  • Jan 20, 2009 at 04:58 AM

    Hi Srihari,

    In the EP- MDM integration scenario, EP acts as a front end and MDM as the back end for it.

    The actions done in EP will be reflected in MDM. This is generally the case when we are going for a CMDM scenario.

    Here, the user can maintain the global fieldu2019s data via Iviews in EP, while MDM will act as a central data hub.

    In this process we may use MDM workflows or EP Guided procedures for data governance, with approvals, validations etc.

    With a simple EP-MDM integration, you can have single sign on., by using the role and user feature.

    LDAP is beneficial for more security reasons, it is not a mandatory step.

    For a clear picture of why EP-MDM, please refer the below URL:


    To know more about the scenario implememtning EP-MDM, please refer the below:

    For all the steps to integrate Portal with MDM please refer the below link:

    With reference to the above URL, changes made after activating the change tracker can be viewed.



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    Jan 20, 2009 at 04:59 AM

    Hi Sri,

    EP is kind of better GUI to view MDM Data Manager.

    What ever u can do in MDM Data manager, u can do it thr EP in very easy & organized way.

    U can add, search, change records thr EP screens.

    U can give Role based access to users like requestor, Approver

    Yes U can view Changes thr Change Tracking Application in EP.




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    • Former Member Former Member

      When it is said that "Customization can be done in iView as per ur requirement" - does this mean that we can create custom UI element like Button (say a Print Button to convert the HTML content into PDF in a separate pop up window) and make it a part of the iView.

      Please respond - I have similar requirement, therefore require some expert opinion

      Thanks and Regards.