4.1 About Provisioning Request Definitions

Provisioning request definitions are directory objects that encapsulate the business rules for granting or revoking a corporate resource or a role, and bind the corporate resource or role to a workflow. The workflow determines the order in which a request is processed. Provisioning request definitions are displayed in the User Application in the Requests & Approvals tab as provisioning requests and in the Roles tab as role assignment requests.

Roles based provisioning requests definitions are a special type of provisioning request definition. They allow users to request roles which grant them permissions to resources and not to the resources themselves. Identity Manager ships two roles based provisioning request definitions for role approval and for SoD conflict approval. These provisioning request definitions are read-only. If you need to customize them, or write your own custom workflow, see Section 6.6, Guidelines for Creating Roles Based Workflows.