Sun Identity Manager 8.1 Business Administrator's Guide

ProcedureTo Determine Additional Approvers From a Query

Use the following steps to derive approvers accountIDs by querying a specified resource.

Note –

Only LDAP and Active Directory resource queries are supported at this time.

  1. Select Query from the Determine Additional Approvers from menu and new options display, as shown in the following figure.

    Figure 9–14 Additional Approvers: Query

    Figure illustrating new options that appear in the Additional
Approvers section

    • 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.

      Note –

      The Approval times out after setting affects both initial approvals and escalated approvals.

  2. Construct a query as follows:

    1. Select a resource from the Resource to Query menu.

    2. Select attributes from the Resource Attribute to Query and Attribute to Compare menus.

  3. Decide whether you want the approval request to timeout after a specified period of time.