How do I ensure that a value is always specified for a certain property when a user account is creat (NETIQKB19528)

  • 7719528
  • 02-Feb-2007
  • 19-Jun-2007

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How do I ensure that a value is always specified for a certain property when a user account is created?

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Directory and Resource Administrator 6.x

fact
Directory and Resource Administrator 7.x

fix

In order to ensure that a value is always specifed for a certain property when a user account is created, and that it is not left blank, a policy must be created in Directory and Resource Administrator.  The policy can be configured to ensure that the property is a required field and that the format of the data is entered correctly. 

For example:

To create a policy in Directory and Resource Administrator to ensure that the Employee ID field is a required property and that the value specfied must contain 9 digits, when a user account is created, please perform the following steps:

Directory and Resource Administrator version 7.x

  1. Launch the Delegation and Configuration interface, logged in as a DRA Admin.
  2. Expand the Policy and Automation Management node.
  3. Select the Policy node.
  4. Rightclick and select New Policy | Create a policy to validate a certainproperty.....
  5. Click Next.
  6. Select the All ActiveViews and All Assistant Admins group and click Next.
  7. Select User from the drop-down listin the Class field.
  8. Click Browse in the Property field.
  9. Enter employeeID in the Search field and click Find Now.
  10. Select employeeID, click Add and OK.
  11. Click Next.
  12. In the Property format mask field type: #########
  13. Select the Required property - Enforce that a value is entered for the property checkbox.
  14. Click Next and Next again.
  15. Specify a name for the policy.
  16. Ensure that the This policy must always pass and Policy enabled options are selected.
  17. Click Finish.

 

Directory and Resource Administrator version 6.x

  1. Launch the Directory and Resource Administrator MMC interface, logged in as a Built-in Admin.
  2. Expand the Policy and automation management node.
  3. Select the Policy node.
  4. Select New.
  5. In the Policy Wizard screen, select Create a policy to validate a certain property.
  6. Click Next.
  7. Select the All ActiveViews and All Assistant Admins group and click Next.
  8. Select User in the Select object class field.
  9. Click Browse in the Select class property field.
  10. Select employeeID from the list and click Add.
  11. Click Next.
  12. In the Property format mask field type: #########
  13. Select the Required property - Enforce that a value is entered for the property checkbox.
  14. Click Next and Next again.
  15. Specify a name for the policy.
  16. Ensure that the This policy must always pass and Policy enabled options are selected.
  17. Click Fi.
    nish
    .

 

 

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Additional Information

Formerly known as NETIQKB19528

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