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Identity Manager 8.0 - User Guide for the User Interface and Default Functions

About this Guide Logging into One Identity Manager Tools User Interface of the One Identity Manager Tools
The User Interface Layout Status Bar Information Menu Items in the Manager Views in the Manager Current User Customizing Program Settings Using Help Detailed Information about the User Interface Limiting List Entries Searching for List Entries Using Custom Filters for the Database Search Displaying Advanced Properties of an Object Editing Multiple Objects Displaying Reports Configuring the Infosystem Committing Data on Change Conflicts
Analyzing Data from the Process Monitoring System Analyzing Historical Data with TimeTrace Scheduling Operations Activation Times Working in Simulation Mode Exporting Data Checking Data Consistency Working with Change Labels Error Search How To? - Quick guides

User settings

Enter the program settings for the user on the User tab. These settings are stored in the One Identity Manager database user configuration.

Table 32: User Settings
Setting Meaning
Clear local cache Click this button to empty the local cache directory %LocalAppData%\One Identity\One Identity Manager\Cache.
Show balloon help Specifies whether speech bubbles, which provide information about program functionality, are shown in the program.
Show large images in the navigation Specifies whether large or small icons are shown next to the categories in navigation.
Show additional icons Specifies whether icons are shown in the task list in addition to the descriptions.
Use single clicks Specifies whether objects are selected from the result list with a double click or a single click.
Use technical display values Specifies whether display names or technical names are used when collating data exports.
Visible root nodes Number of categories shown in the navigation at start up. Changes become effective after a restart.
Enable quick edit mode Specifies whether quick editing is enabled. By default, an object‘s overview form is displayed first. You can, however, configure the program to show the edit form for the object first, which allows faster editing. In order to do this quick edit mode has to be enabled. Quick edit mode is indicated by an additional icon in the program’s status bar.
Enable expert mode Specifies whether expert mode is used. Setting this option switches the program from standard view mode to advanced mode.
Enable list limit Specifies whether the number of elements shown in the result list and list items in controls should be limited.
Use system settings If the option Enable list limit is set, the number of elements has to be entered. There is a choice between the global system setting or the users own setting.
Objects Number of object for your personal list limit. If the number of results is greater than the defined number a filter dialog is opened.
Form history length Number of forms available to browse through in the form history. You find the form history in the menus attached to the <Back> and <Forward> buttons in the main toolbar.
Show recently used objects Specifies whether recently used objects are displayed. If this option is set, the objects used last are shown in a separate node in the result list.
Object type count This number specifies how many objects per object type are shown in the menu, if the option Show recently used objects is enabled.
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Special Settings for Individual Program Components

On the Functionality tab, you can configure specific settings for individual program components. The settings are relevant to the process view and are visible only when this functionality has been activated. The settings are saved in the user configuration.

Table 33: Configuration of the Process Information View
Setting Value Meaning
Display range Activities Shows activity information (top hierarchy level).
Details Shows information about activities and the related details.
Single steps Shows information about activities, details and individual steps at the select depth.
Single step details Basic information Shows single steps with a detail depth of "Basic information".
Advanced information Shows single steps with a detail depth of "Enhanced information".
Full information Shows single steps with a detail depth of "Basic information", "Enhanced information" and "Full information" (technical view).
Show whole tree Active Opens the whole tree hierarchy automatically on loading the process information view.
Not active Does not open the whole tree hierarchy on loading the process information view.
Show selected processes automatically Active Opens the whole tree hierarchy automatically when a process is selected.
Not active Does not open the whole tree hierarchy when a process is selected.
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General Program Settings

Enter general program settings on the Application tab. These settings are saved in the registry database on the workstation.

Table 34: General Program Settings
Setting Meaning

Language selection for the One Identity Manager user interface. The initial program login uses the system language for the user interface. Changes to the language settings take effect after the program has been restarted.

The language is set globally for all One Identity Manager programs which means that the language setting does not have to be configured for each program individually.

Show additional navigation information

If this option is set, additional navigation information for separate interface components is shown.

NOTE: The option is not saved permanently. It has to be reset each time the program is started.

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Available Plugins

The Plugins tab shows the available program plugins with a short description of their features.

To enable or disable a plugin:

  • Double-click the plugin name.

NOTE: You can choose more plugins in the Manager menu by clicking Plugins.

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