Validation Rules

Values are assigned to data store attributes through task screen fields or programmatically. Attribute validation rules help ensure that the values users type in task screen fields or that are supplied programmatically meet certain requirements, as in the following examples:
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Values are assigned to data store attributes through task screen fields or programmatically. Attribute validation rules help ensure that the values users type in task screen fields or that are supplied programmatically meet certain requirements, as in the following examples:
  • User directory requirements, such as enforcing a data type, or verifying that an entry such as a date is formatted in a particular way.
  • Data integrity. Does an entry make sense in the context of other information about the task screen or according to site-specific business rules?
A validation rule can be directly associated with a task screen field, or be indirectly associated with the field by being associated with a managed object attribute that is configured for the field.
All validation rules directly or indirectly associated with a task screen’s fields must be satisfied before
Identity Manager
can begin processing the task. When a supplied value is invalid, a message associated with the violated rule is displayed, and the user can then correct the entry and resubmit the task.