Sun Identity Manager Deployment Reference

Best Practices

From a performance perspective, best practice suggests limiting the size of the user view, whenever possible. A smaller view means less data is pulled from the resource and sent over the network. For instance, if a customer decides to implement a custom workflow for users to request access to a particular resource, that workflow should check out the user’s view to allow a change to be submitted to it (pending the appropriate approval, of course). In this example, it is likely that the only information that must be available is the Identity Manager User portion of the view so that the waveset.resources list and the accountInfo object can be updated appropriately. In that situation, use the TargetResources option when checking out the User view to only checkout the Identity Manager user portion of the User view with an option map similar to the following: