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Version Warning

The content below is for Apache Syncope <= 1.2 - for later versions the Reference Guide is available.

Introduction

This wiki page aims to show how to manage users by using Syncope console.

Create a new user

  1. Click on Users tab.
  2. Click on Create new user button.
  3. Click on Details tab and provide username and password.
  4. Click on Attributes tab to provide values for user attributes.
  5. Click on Derived attributes tab to specify derived attributes.
  6. Click on Virtual attributes tab to specify virtual attributes.
  7. Click on Resources tab to provide resources to be assigned to the user (involves propagation if configured).
  8. Click on Roles tab to provide roles to be assigned to the user (involves role based provisioning).
  9. Click on Save button.
  10. Check for operation results (propagation on external resources is included) and click on Close button .
  11. Verify user creation looking for new created user into the user list.

Search User

  1. Click on Users tab.
  2. Click on Search subtab and provide a criteria as described below.
    • Not Value: check it to specify a not condition
    • Filter Type
      • Attribute: to search user by attribute
      • Membership: to search user by role
      • Resources: to search user by resource
    • Filter name: a list of attributes, memberships or resources
    • Condition
      • LIKE: used to search for a sub-string (use wildcard '%').
      • EQ: used to search for specific values.
      • GT: used to search for minimum values (bound excluded).
      • LT: used to search for maximum values (bound excluded).
      • GE: used to search for minimum values (bound included).
      • LE: used to search for maximum values (bound included).
      • ISNULL: used to search for null values.
      • ISNOTNULL: used to search for values not null.
    • Filter value: value to be matched using the specified condition.
  3. Click on + And button to add a condition to be concatenated by using AND logical operator.
  4. Click on + Or button to add a condition to be concatenated by using OR logical operator.
  5. Click on Search button to perform the search.

Edit User

  1. Click on Users tab.
  2. Click on List subtab and search for the user to be deleted (Search subtab could be used as well).
  3. Click on Edit Link.
  4. Change configuration parameters as described in Create a new user paragraph.
  5. Click on Save button.

Delete User

  1. Click on Users tab.
  2. Click on List subtab and search for the user to be deleted (Search subtab could be used as well).
  3. Click on Delete link to remove a user.
  4. Confirm operation.

Check for propagation result

  1. Click on Tasks tab.
  2. Click on Propagation Tasks subtab.
    1. Look at Resource, Account Id and Propagation Operation columns and search for the propagation task of your operation.
    2. If you want to verify the propagation of a new created user on the external resource Demo-Ldap you have to search for a propagation task having the following attributes
    • Resource: Demo-Ldap.
    • Account Id: new created user's Syncope identifier.
    • Propagation Mode: CREATE.
  3. Check for Last status of the individuated task.
    1. In case of failure you can show execution details performing the following steps
    • Click on Edit link of the individuated propagation task.
    • Click on Executions subtab.
    • Click on Show link of the last execution.

For more details about tasks and task execution take a look at Task Management.