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Identity Manager 8.1 - 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 data for employee master data Entering employee master data Employee's central user account Employee's central password Employee's default email address Mapping multiple employee identities Disabling and deleting employees Password policies for employees Limited access to One Identity Manager Assigning company resources to employees Displaying the origin of an employee's roles and entitlements Analyzing role memberships and employee assignments 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 employees Appendix: Configuration Parameters for Managing Devices and Workdesks

How to Set up a Workdesk

Table 59: Configuration parameters for setting up workdesk
Configuration parameter Effect when set
Hardware | Workdesk | WorkdeskAuto When workstation or server is setup an associated workdesk is created automatically.

Workdesks are used to assign various devices to a workstation or a server. The assignment of company resources can be mainly automated by assigning workdesks to business roles, departments, cost centers, locations or dynamic roles.

TIP: To create a workdesk automatically when you create a device for a workstation or a server, activate the “Hardware | Workdesk | WorkdeskAuto” configuration parameter in the Designer.

To edit a workdesk

  1. Select the category Devices & Workdesks | Workdesks | Names.
  2. Select a workdesk in the result list. Select Change master data.

    - OR -

    Click in the result list toolbar.

  3. Edit the workdesk's master data.
  4. Save the changes.
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General Master Data for a Workdesk

Enter the following general master data for a workdesk.

Table 60: General Master Data for a Workdesk
Property Description

Workdesk

Workdesk name.

If the "Hardware | Workdesk | WorkdeskAuto" configuration parameter is activated, a workdesk bearing the same name is automatically created when a workstation or a server is set up.

Workdesk type

Type of the workdesk.

Status

Status of the workdesk.

Operating system

Workdesk's operating system.

Display name

The display name is used to display the workdesk in the One Identity Manager tools user interface.

Description

Spare text box for additional explanation.

Primary cost center

Cost center to which the workdesk is primary assigned. A workdesk can obtain company resources over the primary assignments when One Identity Manager is correspondingly configured.

Primary business roles

Business role to which the employee is assigned. A workdesk can obtain company resources over the primary assignments when One Identity Manager is correspondingly configured.

Note: This property is available if the Business Roles Module is installed.

Installation date

Date of going into operation.

Workdesk supervisor

Employee responsible for this workdesk.

Checked by

Employee who checked this workdesk.

Date checked

Last time the workdesk was checked.

Check remarks

Spare text box for additional explanation.

Service type

Information about the service done on this workdesk, for example, internal or external service provider.

Corresponding service agreements set up

Specifies whether the workdesk is set up corresponding to service agreements.

Note: This property is available if the Helpdesk Module is installed.

No inheritance

Specifies whether the workdesk inherits company resources through roles. If this option is set, the employee cannot inherit. Direct assignments remain intact.

Spare field no. 01 ... Spare field no. 10

Additional company specific information. Use Designer to customize display names, formats and templates for the input fields.

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Workdesk Location Information

Enter the following information about a workdesk's location.

Table 61: Workdesk Location Information
Property Description

Primary department

Department to which the workdesk is primary assigned. A workdesk can obtain company resources over the primary assignments when One Identity Manager is correspondingly configured.

Primary location

Location to which the workdesk is primary assigned. A workdesk can obtain company resources over the primary assignments when One Identity Manager is correspondingly configured.

Fax

Fax number.

Remarks (fax)

Spare text box for additional explanation.

Building

Building

Room

Room.

Phone

Telephone number.

Floor

Floor.

Remarks (room)

Spare text box for additional explanation.

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Additional Information about a Workdesk

Enter additional device prerequisites are diskettes or CD drives necessary, for example.

Table 62: Miscellaneous workdesk data
Property Description

Setup date

Date of going into operation.

Withdrawal date

Date on which the workdesk is written off.

Leasing fee

Leasing fee.

Floppy disk drive required

Specifies whether this workdesk requires a floppy disk drive.

CD-ROM drive required

Specifies whether this workdesk requires a CD-ROM drive.

Comment

Spare text box for additional explanation.

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