Policies in Designer 4.0.1

About This Guide

Novell Identity Manager 4.0.1 is a data sharing and synchronization service that enables applications, directories, and databases to share information. It links scattered information and enables you to establish policies that govern automatic updates to designated systems when identity changes occur.

Identity Manager provides the foundation for account provisioning, security, single sign-on, user self-service, authentication, authorization, automated workflows, and Web services. It allows you to integrate, manage, and control your distributed identity information so you can securely deliver the right resources to the right people.

This guide provides detailed information on using Designer 4.0.1 for Identity Manager 4.0.1.

There are additional reference chapters for the pre-Identity Manager Policy Builder:


This guide is intended for Identity Manager administrators.


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Documentation Updates

For the most recent version of Policies in Designer, visit the Identity Manager Documentation Web site.

Additional Documentation

For documentation on using the Identity Manager drivers, see the Identity Manager Drivers Documentation Web site.

For documentation on using Designer, see the Designer 4.0.1 for Identity Manager 4.0.1 Documentation Web site.

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