In IdM, the smallest of detail makes the must enormous difference, as I found out today. On a to Identity store pass, you have a number of options to choose in the column, helpfully that has no heading.
The options are “.”, “@” and “#” and the one in particular that caught me out is the “.”
This means that the attribute is only written when the entry is created, and does not mean that the attribute is only written when the attribute is created as I had previously thought.
In our scenario we had an attribute we did not want to be overwritten and so we added a “.” to it. We then changed the sequence of 2 tasks and this resulted in a complete change of behaviour as the first pass no longer creates the identity.
So hopefully a useful explanation of the power of …