Sun Identity Manager 8.1 Resources Reference

Active Directory Permissions

The administrative account configured in the Active Directory resource must have the appropriate permissions in Active Directory.

Identity Manager Functionality

Active Directory Permissions

Create Active Directory User accounts 

Create User Objects 

To create the account enabled, you must have the ability to Read/Write the userAccountControl property. To create with the password expired, you must be able to Read/Write the Account Restrictions property set (includes the userAccountControl property). 

Delete Active Directory User accounts 

Delete User Objects 

Update Active Directory User accounts 

  • Read All Properties

  • Write All Properties

    Note: If only a subset of the properties are to be managed from Identity Manager, then Read/Write access can be given to just those properties.

Change/Reset AD User account passwords 

Unlock AD User accounts 

Expire AD User accounts 

User Object permissions: 

  • List Contents

  • Read All Properties

  • Read Permissions

  • Change Password

  • Reset Password

    User Property permissions:

  • Read/Write lockoutTime Property

  • Read/Write Account Restrictions Property set

  • Read accountExpires Property

    To set permissions for the lockoutTime property, you should use the cacls.exe program available in the Windows 2000 Server resource kit.