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NetIQ User Application User Creation Workflow

NetIQ User Application creating a simple user creation workflow using Designer

In this Post will show you how to create a simple workflow to create user in eDirectory using the Designer

Version Details

User Application 4.0

Designer Version: 4.0.2 Auto Update 4a
Build id: 20140107

eDirectory 8.8.8

 

Open your designer and create New Project   File–>New–>New Project

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Connect to your Identity Value and import your User Application Driver. Then first thing to start before you create a workflow is to add the user attributes in the Directory Abstraction Layer for the driver.

 

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Add the attributes which will be used in the workflow

 

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Select the Add attribute button

 

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And select the User Entity Classes and select the attributes and move to right and click Ok.

 

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You have successfully added the attributes to the user entities.  Now let’s create the Workflow

 

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Right click on Provisioning Request Definitions –> New

Name the workflow

 

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You can select the required workflow template from the list. In this post i am going to create new workflow.

 

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Select the category where you need to list your new workflow and assign the user who has rights to access it and click finish.

 

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Activate the workflow by changing the status to Active

 

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Now click on the Form tab and create new Form and start creating fields to your form.

 

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Below are the form fields i am going to use in this example

 

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Once completed the form will look like this.

 

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So far you have designed how the form, now let’s set the workflow to create the object in the eDirectory.

Select the  Entity from the Provisioning Palette as below (Note: This Entity is responsible for creating object in the eDirectory)

 

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In the Start activity of the workflow select the Post Activity and click the Map All.

 

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Now select the User Creation Entity Activity and select the Data Item Mapping and complete all the Data Item Mapping for your form fields.

 

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Add the Entity dn as below  (This is the dn of the object)

 

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Now you have successfully created the workflow to create a user object in eDirectory.

Click Ok and deploy the Workflow.   Then login to User Application URL and go to Work Dashboard — > Process Request –> All Process  and you should see your workflow.

 

 

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Disclaimer: Content posted here worked for me and may not guarantee success, should be used as reference only and please use it cautiously.