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Identity Manager 8.0 - Web Portal User Guide

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Status comparison

In the history's Status overview you can compare the current status of objects with other points in the past.

To compare object statuses

  • Perform one of the following tasks.
    1. Click in the Compare dialog box if you clicked the event on the timeline.

      This compares the current object status with the time point selected and the result is displayed on the Status comparison tab.

    2. Select the tab Status comparison and click next to the text box to select the date.

The statuses and comparisons displayed in the history overview are dependent on the type of base object selected. The following attributes can be displayed.

Table 54: Overview of Base Objects and their Attributes

Base object type



Change of base object property

Responsibility for an employee

Responsibility for a department

Responsibility for a cost center

Responsibility for a location

Membership in an application role

Membership in a department

Membership in a cost center

Membership in a location

Assignment to a resource

Application assignment

Identifying a compliance rule violation

Assignment to a business role

Responsibility for a business role

Responsibility for a system role

Assignment to a system role

Assignment to a target system account


Cost center


Business role

Change of base object property

Employee membership

Assignment to a resource

Assignment to a system role

Comparing an Employee's Status

In the My Responsibilities menu, you can compare the current status of an employee with a status from the past in the History view. This compares attributes, which have changed within a specified time period. You specify the time period yourself in the date control provided.

This comparison is also available for company structures.

To run a comparison of an employee's status

  1. Open the People menu and select an employee.
  2. Select the Status comparison view under History.
  3. Click and to select a date and time with which you want to compare the employee's current status.

    All the attributes for this employee are displayed in a list. By default, all attributes are selected.

    NOTE: You can apply a filter to all columns in the view. For more information, see Filter.


NOTE: This function is only available when the module Attestation Module is installed.

In the Attestation view of the Employee menu, you can view your employee's attestation cases. You will see both attestation cases approved or denied by you and pending attestation.

In the Attestations view, you can switch between different views.

  • Group memberships
  • Objects attestation
  • All attestation cases

For each case you can see the current status and the creation date in the detailed content view. You can run the following action or get information.

  • See whether the case was approved or denied.
  • Obtain detailed information about the selected attestation case on the tabs Information, Workflow, Attestation Policies and History in detailed content view.
  • As attestor, you can view attestors for pending attestation cases.
  • Send a reminder.
  • Approve attestation cases for object attestations as approver.
Detailed information about this topic

Approving Attestations

In the Employee menu, in the Attestation view, you can make approval decisions for employee's pending attestations.

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

To approve pending attestations

  1. Open the Employee menu.
  2. Use a filter and then mark the item you want in the result list.
  3. Select Attestations and open either the Objects attestation or All attestation cases view.
  4. Select Approve.

    This opens the Pending attestations view with a list of pending attestations.

  5. Mark the desired case in the pending attestations view.
  6. Perform one of the following tasks.
    1. Grant approval by clicking .
    2. Deny approval by clicking .
  7. Repeat step 3 if necessary and click Next.
  8. 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.

  9. 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.

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