The User Application is a provisioning solution. It is an add-on product for Identity Manager. The User Application integrates powerful approval workflow with Identity Manager. This allows organizations to make provisioning decisions based on human input in addition to automated rules where no manual intervention is required.
The Identity Manager 3.5 User Application: Design Guide describes how to use Designer to create User Application components. It explains how to work with the provisioning view, the directory abstraction layer editor, and the provisioning request definition editor.