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Identity Manager 8.0 - Configuration Guide

One Identity Manager Software Architecture Working with the Designer Customizing the One Identity Manager Default Configuration Checking Data Consistency Compiling a One Identity Manager Database Working with Change Labels Basic System Configuration Data
One Identity Manager Authentication Module Database Connection Data Configuration Parameters for System Configuration Setting up the Mail Notification System Enabling More Languages for Displaying and Maintaining Data Displaying Country Information Setting Up and Configuring Schedules Password Policies in One Identity Manager Reloading Changes Dynamically TimeTrace Databases Machine Roles and Server Functions Files for Software Update Operating Systems in Use System Configuration Reports Using Predefined Database Queries Managing Custom Database Objects within a Database
The One Identity Manager Data Model Granting One Identity Manager Schema Permissions Working with the User Interface
Object definitions for the User Interface User Interface Navigation Forms for the User Interface Statistics in the One Identity Manager Extending the Launchpad Task Definitions for the User Interface Applications for Configuring the User Interface Icons and Images for Configuring the User Interface Language Dependent Data Representation
Process Orchestration in One Identity Manager
Declaring the Job Server One Identity Manager Service Configuration Handling Processes in the One Identity Manager
Tracking Changes with Process Monitoring Conditional Compilation using Preprocessor Conditions One Identity Manager Scripts Maintaining Mail Templates Reports in the One Identity Manager Custom schema extensions Transporting One Identity Manager Schema Customizations Importing Data Web Service Integration SOAP Web Service One Identity Manager as SPML Provisioning Service Provider Searching for Errors in the One Identity Manager Processing DBQueue Tasks One Identity Manager Configuration Files

Working with Overview Forms

There is a special control element for displaying the overview form in the user interface. The information to be displayed on the overview form is configured with menu items. The menu items are represented as form elements that are linked to each other on the overview form. A hierarchical structure of menu items is also included in the interface configuration.

The base element is a menu item with the input type "main form element". This menu item specifies the main element on the overview form. An interface form that links to this menu item has to configured in order for it to be displayed in the application. The main form element is always displayed in the middle of the overview form.

The other menu item such as fixed, data dependent, link or statistic menu items are configured under the menu item for the main form element. These menu items are grouped around the main form element on the overview form as additional form elements.

The color and positioning of the form elements on the overview as well as the properties that are shown, are specified by layout information for the menu items.

Figure 31: Example of Elements in an Overview Form

The display text of the menu item, the display text for the objects to be shown and the menu item icon are displayed in the header of a form element. Other data represents the object properties and values. There is a tooltip for each property showing a description for use. Some form element entries are highlighted in color when you click on them with the mouse. You can jump to the referenced object by clicking on the entry with the mouse.

If the form element is used for mapping lists, the items are displayed with their names.The number of items is shown in the form element header. There is an icon in the header for showing and hiding the items. There is an icon in the header for showing and hiding the items. There is no tooltip for list items.

Table 161: Form Element Icon
Icon Meaning
Show list items.
Hide list items.

NOTE: Objects marker for deletion are struck through on the overview form.

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Working with the Overview Form Editor

Working with the Overview Form Editor

Edit overview forms with the Overview Form Editor. The editor is started from the program "Designer" and opens in the document view. Only additional Overview Form Editor functions are described in the following.

Menu Items

The following items are added to the menu bar when the editor starts.

Table 162: Meaning of Items in the Menu Bar
Menu Menu Item Meaning Key Combination
Elements Create new overview form Creates a new overview form.
Create element Creates a new form element.
Delete element Deletes the form element,
Refresh view Updates the design view. F5
Refresh view automatically Updates the design view automatically.  
View Properties Shows/hides the edit view.
Form definition Displays properties of the main form element's interface form.  
Variables Show/hides the variable definition view.  
Object assignments Shows/hides the object definition view.
Group assignments Shows/hides the permissions group edit view.
Menu assignments Shows/hides the menu assignment view
Product assignments Shows/hides the application edit view.
Object relations Shows/hides objects permissions view.

Form Editor help

Opens the editor help.
Table 163: Meaning of Toolbar Icons
Icon Meaning
Creates a new overview form.
Adds a new form element.
Deletes a form element.
Refresh the display.

Views in the Overview Form Editor

Views in the Overview Form Editor

There are the several views available for editing overview forms in the Overview Form Editor:

Table 164: Form Editor Views
View Description
Design view This view is the design view of the overview form. Element regions are displayed for linking the form elements. The main form element is centered in the overview.
Properties Use the view edit the properties of the selected menu item. A default context menu is available for input fields.
Form definition Displays properties of the main form element's interface form and can be edited. For more information, see Editing Interface Forms.

In this view, all the variable definitions that belong to the selected menu item are displayed in tabular form with type, name and assigned value. When you click on the variable type, a pop list with all available types is shown. The variable name and the value can be edited by clicking on the appropriate column in the table.

Alternatively, you can enter the variable definition in a dialog window. To open the dialog window, select the edit icon in the toolbar.

Object assignments All available object definition are displayed. You can assign interface forms to object definitions or delete existing assignments.
Group assignments Displays all available permissions groups. You can assign the overview forms to the permissions groups or delete existing assignments. These forms are available to system users depending on their permissions group memberships.
Menu assignments All available menu items are displayed. You can assign menu items or remove existing assignments. When the associated menu item is selected in the navigation or the item is selected in the result list, the interface forms are shown for all system users without taking their permissions group memberships into account.
Product assignments All available applications are displayed. You can assign interface forms to the applications or remove existing assignments.
Object relations

All the object foreign key relations (FK), object child relations (CR) and object member relations (M:N) are displayed. You can drag and drop an object relation onto an element in the element part of the design view.

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