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Identity Manager 8.0 - Company Policies Administration Guide

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Schedules for Policy Checking

Schedules for Policy Checking

Regular testing of company policies is managed through schedules. In the default installation of One Identity Manager, the default schedule "Policy check" is assigned to every new company policy. This schedule generates a process task for DBQueue Processor for every company policy at regular intervals. You can configure your own schedule to check policies on a cycle which suits your requirements. Ensure that the schedules are assigned to the policies.

To edit schedules

  1. Select the category Company Policies | Basic configuration data | Schedules.

    The result list shows exactly those schedules configured for the table QERPolicy.

  2. Select a schedule in the result list and run the task Change master data.

    – OR –

    Click in the result list toolbar.

  3. Edit the schedule’s master data.
  4. Save the changes.

Enter the following properties for a schedule.

Table 5: Schedule Properties
Property Meaning

Name

Schedule ID. Translate the given text using the button.

Description

Detailed description of the schedule. Translate the given text using the button.

Enabled

Specifies whether the schedule is enabled or not.

NOTE: Only active schedules are executed.

Time zones

Unique identifier for the time zone that is used for executing the schedule. Select either "Universal Time Code" or one of the time zones.

NOTE: When you add a new schedule, the time zone is preset to that of the client from which you started the .

Start (date)

The day on which the schedule should be run for the first time.

Validity period

Period within which the schedule is executed.

  • If the schedule will be run for an unlimited period, select the option Unlimited duration.
  • To set a validity period, select the option Limited duration and enter the day the schedule will be run for the last time in End (date).

Occurs

Interval in which the task is executed. Valid interval types are "Hourly", "Daily", "Weekly", "Monthly" and "Yearly".

Specify the exact weekday for the interval type "Weekly". Specify the day of the month (1st - 31st) for the interval type "Monthly". Specify the day of the year (1 - 366) for the interval type "Yearly".

NOTE: Schedules that have the sub-interval "31" and interval type "monthly" are run on the "31st of the month". The task is, therefore, only run in months with 31 days. The same is true of the interval type "yearly" and the sub-interval "366".

Start time

Fixed start time for the interval types "daily", "weekly", "monthly" and "yearly". Enter the time in local format for the chosen time zone.

The start time for "Hourly" is calculated from the rate of occurrence and the interval type.

Repeat every

Rate of occurrence for executing the schedule within the selected time interval. Select at least one weekday for the interval type "Weekly".

Default Schedules

Default Schedules

One Identity Manager supplies the following schedules for checking policies, by default.

Table 6: Default Schedules
Calculation schedule Description

Default schedule policies

Default schedule for checking policies.

This schedule generates a DBQueue Processor processing task for each company policy for checking policies at regular intervals.

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Additional Tasks for Schedules

After you have entered the master data, you can apply different tasks to it. The task view contains different forms with which you can run the following tasks.

The Schedule Overview

The Schedule Overview

You can see the most important information about a schedule on the overview form.

To obtain an overview of a schedule

  1. Select the category Company Policies | Basic configuration data | Schedules.
  2. Select the schedule in the result list.
  3. Select Schedule overview in the task view.
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