Use the following steps to derive approvers accountIDs by querying a specified resource.
Only LDAP and Active Directory resource queries are supported at this time.
Select Query from the Determine Additional Approvers from menu and new options display, as shown in the following figure.
Approval Administrator Query. Provides a table consisting of the following menus, which you can use to construct a query:
Resource to Query. Provides a list of resources currently defined for your system.
Resource Attribute to Query. Provides a list of resource attributes currently defined for your system.
Attribute to Compare. Provides a list of attributes currently defined for your system.
Approval times out after. Provides a method for specifying when the approval will time out.
The Approval times out after setting affects both initial approvals and escalated approvals.
Construct a query as follows:
Decide whether you want the approval request to timeout after a specified period of time.
If you want to specify a timeout period, continue to To Configure Approval Timeouts for instructions.
If you do not want to specify a timeout period, you can continue to Configuring the Approval Form (Approvals Tab, Approval Form Configuration Section) or save your changes and go on to configure a different tab.