Sun Identity Manager 8.1 Business Administrator's Guide

What are Policies?

Identity Manager policies set limitations for Identity Manager users by establishing constraints for Identity Manager accountID, login, and password characteristics.

Note –

Identity Manager also provides Audit policies that are specifically designed to audit user compliance. Audit policies are discussed in Chapter 13, Identity Auditing: Basic Concepts

Policies are categorized as the following types:

ProcedureTo Open the Policies Page

You create and edit Identity Manager user policies from the Policies page. To open this page, follow these steps:

  1. Log in to the Administrator interface.

  2. Click the Security tab, then click the Policies subtab.

    The Policies page opens as shown in the following figure.

    Figure showing an Identity Manager policy.