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  • SAP NetWeaver Identity Management

    Implementation guide - Creating role approvals

    SAP NetWeaver Identity Management 7.2

    Document Revision: 4

    SAP NetWeaver How-To Guide

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  • Preface

    The product SAP NetWeaver Identity Management Identity Center is the primary component for identity management. The Identity Center includes functions for identity provisioning, workflow, password management, logging and reporting. It uses a centralized repository, called the identity store, to provide a uniformed view of the data, regardless of the data's original source.

    The reader This manual is written for people who want information about role approvals (using pending value objects).

    Prerequisites To get the most benefit from this manual, you should have the following knowledge:

    General knowledge about the Identity Center, including roles. The following software and configuration is required:

    SAP NetWeaver Identity Management Identity Center 7.2 SP8 or later with the 7.2 approval mechanism enabled.

    An identity store that is enabled for the Identity Management User Interface. Person entries in the identity store that can be given role assignments. An Identity Management User Interface (running on Enhancement Package 1 for SAP

    NetWeaver Composition Environment 7.1, SAP NetWeaver Composition Environment 7.2 or SAP NetWeaver 7.3) that is correctly configured for the identity store.

    Role definitions.

    The manual This guide describes how an approval of a pending role assignment can be implemented.

    Related documents You can find useful information in the following documents:

    SAP NetWeaver Identity Management Identity Center help file SAP NetWeaver Identity Management Identity Center Tutorial: Working with roles and privileges

  • Document History Document Version Description

    4 Added sections about re-authentication and approval management

    3 Added sections about manual delegation, automatic delegation, conditional and using uIS_Approval

    2 Added information about enabling the 7.2 approval mechanism. Added section about multi-step approvals Added links to referenced documents

    1 First official release of this guide.

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  • Table of contents 1 Introduction .....................................................................................................................1

    1.1 The Validate Event Tasks .........................................................................................1 1.2 The Pending Value Object ........................................................................................1 1.3 The Approver(s) ........................................................................................................2 1.4 Use Cases ................................................................................................................2

    2 Configuring Simple Approvals ........................................................

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