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Workflow Control Methods

CA Identity Manager provides two methods of placing tasks under workflow control.

Template Method

CA Identity Manager includes workflow process templates you can use to place tasks under workflow control. The template method lets you use these templates to configure and manage workflow entirely from within the User Console. Introduced in CA Identity Manager r12, these generic process templates can be configured to control most CA Identity Manager tasks and events.

The template method enables the following new features:

WorkPoint Method

CA Identity Manager also includes a set of predefined workflow processes with default event mappings that correspond to specific CA Identity Manager tasks. The WorkPoint method requires you to configure and customize these processes from within WorkPoint Designer. These predefined processes are compatible with releases prior to CA Identity Manager r12.

The WorkPoint method also enables the following new features:

Note: For greater flexibility and ease of use, CA recommends that you use the template method whenever possible.

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Use Workflow Control - Template Method