6.1 Terminology

Following are some terms that you will see used throughout this chapter.

Table 6-1 Terminology




An Identity Vault object that represents a business resource in a connected system.

Entitlement Agent

Grants and revokes entitlements. For Role-Based Entitlements, the agent is the Entitlement Service driver.

Grant or Revoke

The interpretation of granting or revoking an entitlement is controlled by Global Configuration Variables (GCVs) on an Identity Manager driver.

Entitlement Consumer

Anything that uses entitlement-related information. Entitlement consumers include iManager, the User Application, and Identity Manager policies.