Sun Identity Manager 8.1 Business Administrator's Guide

Confirmation Rules

Inputs to any confirmation rule are as follows:

A confirmation rule returns a string-form Boolean value of true if the user matches the action fields; otherwise, it returns a value of false.

A typical confirmation rule compares internal values from the user view to the values of the action fields. As an optional second stage in correlation processing, the confirmation rule performs checks that cannot be expressed in a correlation rule (or that are too expensive to evaluate in a correlation rule).

In general, you need a confirmation rule only for the following situations:

A confirmation rule is run once for each matching user returned by the correlation rule.