24.3 Configuring a Provisioning Request Definition

Before configuring a provisioning request definition, you need to select the User Application driver that contains the definition. Having selected the driver, you can create a new provisioning request definition or edit an existing definition. You can also delete provisioning request definitions, change the status of a request definition, or define rights for a request definition.

24.3.1 Selecting the Driver

To select a User Application driver:

  1. Select the Identity Manager category in iManager.

  2. Open the Provisioning Request Configuration role.

  3. Click the Provisioning Requests task.

    iManager displays the User Application Driver panel.

  4. Specify the driver name in the User Application Driver field, then click OK.

    iManager displays the Provisioning Request Configuration panel. The Provisioning Request Configuration panel displays a list of available provisioning request definitions.

    The installed templates appear in dark text with a status of Template. Request definitions that are templates do not display hypertext links because they are read only.

    NOTE:If the request definitions were configured to use localized text, the names and descriptions for these definitions show text that is suitable for the current locale.

Changing the driver. When you have selected a driver, the driver selection remains in effect for the duration of your iManager session, unless you select a new driver. To select a new driver, click the Actions command, then choose Select User Application Driver from the Actions menu.

24.3.2 Deleting a Provisioning Request

To delete a provisioning request:

  1. Select the provisioning request you want to delete by clicking the check box next to the name.

    You are not permitted to delete a provisioning request that is a template.

  2. Click the Delete command in the Provisioning Request Configuration panel.

24.3.3 Filtering the List of Requests

To filter the list of requests:

  1. Click the Actions command in the Provisioning Request Configuration panel.

  2. Click the Define a Filter command on the Actions menu.

    Specify the filter characteristics:

    Choice

    Description

    Turn off filtering

    Disables any existing filtering for the list.

    Filter for status equals

    Filters based on the status. You can filter the list based on any of the following status codes:

    • Active
    • Inactive
    • Template
    • Retired

    Filter for category equals

    Filters based on category. Select any of the defined categories.

    Filter for description contains

    Allows you to search for text in the request description. Type the string you want to search for.

24.3.4 Changing the Status of an Existing Provisioning Request

To change the status of an existing provisioning request:

  1. Select the provisioning request for which you want to change status by clicking the check box beside the name.

  2. Click the Actions command in the Provisioning Request Configuration panel.

  3. Click the Change Status command on the Actions menu.

  4. Click the status in the Status menu:

    Status

    Description

    Active

    Available for use.

    Inactive

    Temporarily unavailable for use.

    Retired

    Permanently disabled.

  5. Click the button for the correct action (Grant or Revoke).

  6. Click Finish.

24.3.5 Defining Rights on an Existing Provisioning Request

To define rights on an existing provisioning request:

  1. Select the provisioning request for which you want to define rights by clicking the check box beside the name.

  2. Click the Actions command in the Provisioning Request Configuration panel.

  3. Click the Define Rights command on the Actions menu.

  4. Specify the rights for the request.

To define rights on a provisioning request with iManager:

  1. Select the provisioning request for which you want to define rights by clicking the check box beside the name.

  2. Click the Actions command in the Provisioning Request Configuration panel.

  3. Click the Define Rights with iManager command on the Actions menu.