5.0 Downloading Identity Manager Policies

Novell has provided sample policies you can download and use in your environment. The policies are available at the Novell Support Web site. To download the policies:

  1. Go to the Novell Support Web site.

  2. On the left, click Download > Patches > Patch Finder.

  3. Select Identity Manager in the product field, then click Search.

  4. Click Identity Manager 2.0 and Identity Manager 2.0.1.

    These policies can be used with any version of Identity Manager.

  5. Browse to and select the desired policy.

    Table 5-1 contains a list of the policies available for download.

  6. Select proceed to download, to download the policy.

  7. Click download by the file name.

  8. Click Save, then browse to and select a location to save the file.

  9. Click Save, then click Close.

  10. Extract the file, then read the How_To_Install.rtf file for installation instructions.

Table 5-1 Downloadable Policies


File Name

Policy to Place by Surname


Policy: Reset value of the email attribute


Policy to enforce the presence of attributes


Policy: Create email from GivenName & Surname


Policy: Create FullName from GivenName, Surname


Policy: Convert First/Last name to uppercase


Policy to add user to group based on Title


Policy: Assign template to user based on title


Disable user account and move when terminated


Policy to filter events


Govern Groups for user based on the title attribute


To use Designer to import the files, see Importing a Policy From an XML File in Policies in Designer 4.0.1. To use iManager to import the files, see Importing a Policy from an XML File in Policies in iManager for Identity Manager 4.0.1.