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Identity Manager 8.0 - Identity Management Base Module Administration Guide

Basics for Mapping Company Structures in One Identity Manager Managing Departments, Cost Centers and Locations Working with Dynamic Roles Employee Administration
One Identity Manager Users for Employee Administration Basic Configuration Data for Employees Entering Employee Master Data Employee's Central User Account Employee's Central Password Employee's Default Email Address Disabling and Deleting Employees Assigning Company Resources to Employees Origin of an Employee's Roles and Entitlements Analyzing Role Memberships and Employee Assignments Mapping Multiple Employee Identities Limited Access to One Identity Manager Additional Tasks for Managing Employees Determining an Employee‘s Language Determining an Employee‘s Working Hours Employee Reports
Managing Devices and Workdesks Managing Resources Set up Extended Properties Appendix: Configuration Parameters for Managing Departments, Cost Centers and Locations Appendix: Configuration Parameters for Managing Applications Appendix: Configuration Parameters for Managing Devices and Workdesks Appendix: Authentication Modules for Logging into the One Identity Manager

Restricted Passwords

Restricted Passwords

You can add words to a list of restricted terms to prohibit them from being used in passwords.

NOTE: The restricted list applies globally to all password policies.

To add a term to the restricted list

  1. Select the category Base Data | Security Settings | Restricted passwords in the Designer.

  2. Create a new entry with the menu item Object | New an enter the term to excluded to the list.
  3. Save the changes.

Testing a Password

Testing a Password

When you test a password, all the password policy settings, custom scripts and the restricted passwords are taken into account.

To test whether a password conforms to the password policy

  1. Select the category Employees | Basic configuration data | Password policies in the Manager.

  2. Select the password policy in the result list.
  3. Select Change master data in the task view.
  4. Select the Test tab.
  5. Select the table and object to be tested in Base object for test.
  6. Enter a password in Enter password to test.

    A display next to the password shows whether it is valid or not.

Testing Generating a Password

Testing Generating a Password

When you generate a password, all the password policy settings, custom scripts and the restricted passwords are taken into account.

To generate a password that conforms to the password policy

  1. Select the category Employees | Basic configuration data | Password policies in the Manager.

  2. Select the password policy in the result list.
  3. Select Change master data in the task view.
  4. Select the Test tab.
  5. Click Generate.

    This generates and displays a password.

Assigning a Password Policy

Assigning a Password Policy

You can assign password policies to system user passwords, the employees' central password as well as passwords for individual target systems. Assign a password policy to the base object to which it should apply.

  • The predefined password policy "One Identity Manager password policy" is assigned to the system user passwords (DialogUser.Password and Person.DialogUserPassword) as well as the employee's access code (Person.Passcode).
  • The predefined password policy "Employee central password policy" is assigned to the employee's central password (Person.CentralPassword).

If you want to apply another password policy to the password column, change the password policy assignment in the Manager.

To change a password policy's assignment

  1. Select the category Employees | Basic configuration data | Password policies in the Manager.

  2. Select the password policy in the result list.
  3. Select Assign objects in the task view.
  4. Select the assignment you want to change in Assignments.
  5. Select the new password policy to apply from the Password Policies menu.
  6. Save the changes.
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