7.2 Schema Mapping Policy Tasks in iManager

This section contains instructions on performing common tasks related to Schema Mapping policies in iManager:

7.2.1 Accessing Schema Mapping Policies

  1. In iManager, expand the Identity Management Role, then click Identity Manager Overview.

  2. Select Search entire tree or Search in container for a Driver set, then click Search.

  3. Click the driver you want to manage the Schema Mapping Policy. The Identity Manager Driver Overview page opens.

    Schema Mapping Policy
  4. Click the Schema Mapping Policy.

  5. Click Edit.

7.2.2 Editing the Schema Mapping Policy

There are two different parts to editing a Schema Mapping policy. First, you edit the placement of the policies in the policy set. Second, you edit the policy itself through the Schema Map editor.

Placement of the Policies

When you click on the Schema Mapping Policy, it brings up a window with options.

Schema Mapping Policy

These options allow you to position the policy you are currently working with. The following table explains each of the options.



Move Policy Up

Moves the selected policy up if there is more than one policy.

Move Policy Down

Moves the selected policy down if there is more than one policy.


Inserts a new or an existing policy into the policies listed.


Removes the selected policy without deleting the policy from the policy set.


Launches the Schema Map editor.


Renames the selected policy.


Deletes the selected policy.

Schema Map Editor

The Schema Map editor is a complete graphical interface for creating and managing the schema mapping policies. The Schema Map editor creates a policy by using XML.

Schema Map Editor

The Schema Map editor has three tabs:

Identity Manager Policy

Contains the most information and is where you edit the policy through the GUI interface. You can do the following tasks in the Schema Map editor:

Removing Classes and Attributes

Select the class or attribute you would like to remove, then click Remove.

Adding Classes

Select the eDirectory class from the drop-down list and then select the Application class from the drop-down list. With the items selected, click Add, then click Apply to save the change.

Adding Attributes

Select the class of the attribute you want to add, then click Attribute. Select the eDirectory attribute from the drop-down list and then select the Application attribute from the drop-down list. With the items selected, click Add, then click OK to save the changes.

Listing Non Specific Class Attributes

If there are attributes that are not associated with a class, click the Non-specific Class Attributes icon and all of these attributes are listed.

Refreshing Application Schema

If the schema has changed for the application, click the Refresh Application Schema icon. The wizard contacts the Connected System server to retrieve the new schema. After the schema has been updated, the schema is listed in the drop-down lists.

Using eDirectory Schema Tools

  • Add Attribute - Adds an existing attribute to the selected class.

  • Create Attribute - Creates a new attribute.

  • Create Class - Creates a new class.

  • Delete Attribute - Deletes the selected attribute.

  • Delete Class - Deletes the selected class.

  • Refresh eDirectory Schema - After making changes to the eDirectory schema, click Refresh eDirectory Schema and the drop-down lists are updated with the new information.

WARNING:Do not delete any classes or attributes that are being used in the Identity Vault. It can cause objects to become unknown.

Edit XML

Clicking Enable XML editing allows you to edit the DirXML Script policy. Make the changes you desire to the DirXML Script, then click Apply to save the changes.


Shows you a list of the drivers that are currently referencing this policy. The list only refers to policies in this policy’s driver set. If this policy is referenced from a different driver set, those references do not appear here.