16.6 Deploying a Policy to an Identity Vault

A policy is a collection of rules and arguments that allow you to configure an application so it can send and receive events between itself and an Identity Vault (eDirectory). You use policies to manipulate the data you receive from an Identity Vault or from the application. Each driver performs different tasks and policies tell the driver how to manipulate the data to perform those tasks. For more information about policies, see Understanding Policies for Identity Manager 4.0.2.

To deploy an Identity Manager Policy object (for example, a rule or a style sheet) into a driver or channel (Subscriber or Publisher):

  1. Click the Outline tab and select a policy under a driver object or a channel object.

    Policies can be of the type DirXML Script, Schema Mapping,