Configure WorkPoint Administrative Tools

WorkPoint Designer is software from WorkPoint LLC, a subsidiary of Planet Group, Inc., that is integrated with Identity Manager. WorkPoint Designer lets you manage workflow processes and workflow jobs. WorkPoint Administrative Tools include WorkPoint Designer and WorkPoint Archive. To configure WorkPoint Administrative Tools, install the Identity Manager Administrative Tools. If you have not installed the Identity Manager Administrative Tools, you can run the installer and select the Identity Manager Administrative Tools option.
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WorkPoint Designer
is service-based software from Workpoint LLC, a subsidiary of Planet Group, Inc., that is integrated with Identity Manager. WorkPoint Designer lets you manage workflow processes and workflow jobs. WorkPoint Administrative Tools include WorkPoint Designer and WorkPoint Archive. To configure WorkPoint Administrative Tools, install the Identity Manager Administrative Tools. If you have not installed the Identity Manager Administrative Tools, you can run the installer and select the Identity Manager Administrative Tools option.
To use the Administrative Tools for workflow, a supported JDK must be installed on the system where the Administrative Tools are installed. For a complete list of supported platforms and versions, see the Identity Manager Support Matrix on the Identity Manager Support site.
The workflow client tools are located in the WorkPoint directory in the Identity Manager Administrative tools. The Administrative Tools are placed in the following default locations:
  • Windows:
    C:\Program Files\CA\Identity Manager\IAM Suite\Identity Manager\tools
  • UNIX:
    /opt/CA/IdentityManager/IAM_Suite/Identity_Manager/tools
The tools in this directory let you do the following:
  • Create the workflow database schema
  • Load the default workflow scripts
  • Design and monitor Workflow processes and jobs
This page contains the following topics:
Configure WorkPoint Administrative Tools
To configure the WorkPoint Administrative Tools, edit the
workpoint-client.properties
file as follows, regardless of the type of application server you selected during the Identity Manager installation.
To configure the workpoint-client.properties file
:
  1. Open
    admin_tools
    \WorkPoint\conf\workpoint-client.properties in a text editor.
    admin_tools
    is the installed location of the Administrative tools. The Administrative Tools are placed in the following default locations:
    • Windows:
      C:\Program Files\CA\Identity Manager\IAM Suite\Identity Manager\tools
    • UNIX:
      /opt/CA/IdentityManager/IAM_Suite/Identity_Manager/tools
  2. Under the Connection configuration section, locate the
    serverContextPath
    property.
  3. Change the localhost value of the url “http://localhost:8080/wpServices” to the fully-qualified domain name and application server port number of the system where you installed the Identity Manager Server.
  4. Save the file.
Starting WorkPoint Designer
To start WorkPoint Designer, run the following file:
  • Windows:
    admin_tools
    \WorkPoint\bin\Designer.bat
  • UNIX:
    admin_tools
    /WorkPoint/bin/Designer.sh
where
admin_tools
is the installation directory of the Identity Manager administrative tools. The Administrative Tools are placed in the following default locations:
  • Windows:
    C:\Program Files\CA\Identity Manager\IAM Suite\Identity Manager\tools
  • UNIX:
    /opt/CA/IdentityManager/IAM_Suite/Identity_Manager/tools
You must have workflow components installed and configured before you can run WorkPoint Designer. For instructions, see the
"
Configure WorkPoint Administrative Tools" section for your application server.