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Identity Manager 8.0 - Web Portal User Guide

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Approving my Attestations

You can make approval decisions about your pending attestations in the My Attestation Status menu.

NOTE: You can also make approval decisions in the Pending Attestations menu.

To approve pending attestations

  1. Open the menu My Attestation Status and click Approve.

    This opens the Pending attestations view.

  2. Select one of the following:
    1. Group memberships
    2. Object attestation
    3. All attestation cases
  3. Mark the desired case in the view with pending attestations.
  4. Perform one of the following tasks.
    1. Grant approval by clicking .
    2. Deny approval by clicking .
  5. Repeat step 3 if necessary and click Next.
  6. Perform one of the following tasks.
    1. Enter a reason to justify your decision in the text box.
    2. Select a predefined reason in Standard reasons.

    NOTE: You can optionally select a predefined text from Standard reasons for all cases still to be approved. Standard reasons are displayed in the approval history and in the case details. For more detailed information about default reasons, see the One Identity Manager Attestation Administration Guide.

  7. Click Save.

NOTE: Some attestation cases that still need to be approved, require multi-factor authentication. After your approval decision has been saved, you will prompted to enter a security code. For more information, see Requesting Products requiring Multi-Factor Authentication.

NOTE: If you want to grant or deny approval to the entire list of attestation cases, you can set the option Approve all or Deny all before clicking Save.

My Actions

The view My Actions is a submenu of the Attestation menu. You can execute various actions to do with the attestations you manage, depending on which entitlements you have been assigned. These actions can be called up over tiles.

Detailed information about this topic

Pending Attestations

Attestations are a way of verifying that security and compliance measures are being met. For example, having a manager attest to the groups his employees belong to provides accountability if security breaches are found. Attestation policies define what and whom to attest.

Attestation policies are run on a schedule, and generate attestation cases. These appear on the My Actions menu. The amount of time you are give to close an attestation case is configured as part of the attestation policy.

As an attestor, you must be able to verify your attestations. Verifying attestations requires reading reports or manually checking object that are attested. If you are not ready to make a decision, you may be able to:

  • Generate a report that provides detailed information about the object which you are attesting
  • Request more information, add attestors, or delegate the attestation.

Some functions have already been described in the menu My Attestation Status. You can find all the executable functions in the menu listed under "Detailed information about this topic".

To open the "Pending Attestations" menu

  • Open the menu Attestation | My Actions and click Pending Attestations.
Detailed information about this topic

Viewing New Attestations

All the attestation policy attestation cases are displayed. It is possible that some of the attestation cases have existed for a while and have been approved several times. New cases have not been granted approval yet but might have been denied approval before. These cases are marked with "Yes" in the column, New.

NOTE: You can add the column Not approved before to your table view by showing additional columns. This provides the same information as in the New column, which is shown in the table by default.

To view new attestation cases

  1. Open the menu Pending Attestations and select one the following actions.
    1. Click on an object type.

      This displays all the matching attestation policies for this object type.

    2. Click View attestation policies.

      This displays all attestation policies.

  2. Mark the new attestation case and view more details about the case in the content view.
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