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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

Which Program Functions are Available to the Current User?

Some functions in the One Identity Managertools are available only if the program functions are assigned to the current user. This includes data export from the Manager, calling the SQL Editor in the Designer or showing DBQueue Processor information in all programs, as examples.

To identify the program functions available to the current user:

  • Double-click the icon in the status bar to display more user information in the program.

    The Program functions tab shows the program functions that are available.

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Error Message Window

Error messages are shown in a separate window in One Identity Manager tools. In addition, a more detailed description of the error is displayed.

Figure 47: Error Message Window

Configure the amount of information to be displayed using the options in the error message window.

To change options

  • Open the configuration with the button and enable or disable the options you want.

NOTE: The button Send as mail creates a new email message in the default mail program and copies over the error text.

Table 72: Options for Displaying Error Messages
Option Meaning

Show previous errors

Specifies whether all previous errors that lead to the current error, should also be shown.

Show One Identity error numbers

Specifies whether internal error numbers are shown.

Show error positions

Specifies whether error position are also shown in the program code.

Wrap long lines

Specifies whether long error messages are wrapped.

Show only user relevant

Specifies whether all error messages or only message classified as "user relevant" are shown.

Show asynchronous calls Specifies whether error messages in asynchronous method calls are shown.
Show crash report Specifies whether error messages from the crash recorder are shown.

Displaying Messages in the Error Log

A program's error log, as in the Manager for example, collects all the messages, such as error messages and warnings, that have occurred since the program started. The error log is reinitialized when the program is restarted.

NOTE: The icon in the program’s status bar indicates new messages in the error log. Double-click the icon to open the display.

To display items from error log

  1. In the Manager, go to View | Error log.
  2. Enable the view in the error log toolbar.

TIP: Double-click a message to open more details in a separate dialog box.

Figure 48: Detailed information about a message

You can configure how the messages are displayed in the error log. To do this, switch the error log to advanced mode by clicking on the right of the column headers. Here you have the possibility to debug individual actions.

Figure 49: Simple Error Log (above) and Advanced Error Log (below)

Table 73: Meaning of Icons in the Error Log
Icon Meaning
Logs all critical error messages. (Severity level = Fatal)
Logs all information. (Severity level = Info)
Logs all warnings. (Severity level = Warning)
Logs all error messages. (Severity level = error)
Logs debugger output. This setting should only be used for testing. (Severity level = Debug)
Logs highly detailed information. This setting should only be used for analysis purposes. The log file quickly becomes large and cumbersome. (Severity level = Trace)
Adds a custom filter condition.
Deletes filter condition.

Searches for term.

Searches next term.
Marks all messages with a specific term.
Buffer size Sets the message buffer size. The buffer's level is displayed next to the text box.
Deletes the buffer contents.
Stops logging.
Starts logging.
Saves log to file.
Specifies which column are displayed in the error log.
Copies selected messages to the clipboard.
Opens the error log with a text editor.

The following information is displayed about a message. The range of information depends on the severity level of a message.

Table 74: Information about a message
Detail Description
Severity level Level of information supplied for the message.
Timestamp Time and date of the log entry.
Logger name One Identity Manager component from which the message was sent.
Message Logged message.
Error Message Detailed error message.
Data Additional data about the message.
Sequence ID Number of the line in the error log.
Stack trace Complete stack trace for the error message.
Session ID

Session identification number.

NOTE: If there is a filter set on the session ID, only the messages for this session are displayed, for example, loading collections and single objects. If no filter is set, action outside the connection, for example, loading table definitions or configuration parameters are displayed.

TIP: You can apply different filters to limit the information being displayed. Click the arrow in the column header and select a filter. The icon in the log toolbar shows whether a filter is active.

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Displaying Messages in the Database Journal

The database journal is used to store information, warning and error messages from different components of One Identity Manager, for example, DBQueue Processor, Configuration Wizard or One Identity Manager Service. Actions in the program "Job Queue Info", such as re-enabling process steps, are also written to the database journal.

To display items from database journal

  1. In the Manager, go to View | Error log.
  2. Enable the view in the error log toolbar.

TIP: You can apply different filters to limit the information being displayed. Click the arrow in the column header and select a filter. The icon in the log toolbar shows whether a filter is active.

Table 75: Displaying Messages in the Database Journal
Icon Meaning
Information is written to the error log/database journal.
A warning has been written to the database journal.
A error has been written to the database journal.

TIP: Double-click a message to open more details in a separate dialog box.

Figure 50: Detailed Information about a Message

The following information is displayed about a message. The range of information depends on the type of message.

Table 76: Information about a message
Detail Description
Message Logged message.
Program One Identity Manager component from which the message was sent.
Host Computer from which the action was started.
Logged in system user System user that triggered the action.
Type

Type of message. (W= Warning, I = Info, E = Error, T = Trace)

Date Time and date of the log entry.
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