This guide is for anyone who wants to better understand how the Designer tool fits into the Identity Manager framework. The guide also covers basic Designer concepts and features that are available. Sections in the book include:
Designer for Identity Manager was created for the following audiences:
Enterprise IT developers
Architects or system designers
Designer is aimed at information technology professionals who:
Have a strong understanding of directories, databases, and the information environment
Act in the role of a designer or architect of identity-based solutions
You don’t need to be a developer or programmer to use Designer. Designer contains fourteen builders to help you build working policies and drivers, seven editors to assist you in editing projects, and wizards to help you build drivers. Designer also contains over thirty views to help you design and implement Identity Manager solutions. Experienced users can bypass the wizards and interact directly at any level of detail.
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For the most recent version of Understanding Designer for Identity Manager 4.0.2, visit the Identity Manager documentation Web site.