Administrators or help desk teams will need to perform searches to find users as part of day to day administrative operations. OpenIAM provides two ways to find users:
- Header search - Search box in the header section of the Webconsole that is always available.
- Advanced Search - A form based search which provides search by a variety of options.
To find users using the header search, follow the steps below
- Login to the webconsole
- From the search bar in the header, select
Usersas shown below
- Start to type in either the name or identity of the user that you need. OpenIAM uses a
starts withalgorithm to match users against your input.
- Click on the user once you find a match. OpenIAM will retrieve the user information and will present it in a template view.
As mentioned above, advanced search allows for a greater number of options to perform your search. To use the access the
Advanced search option, use either of the two options below
- Click on the
Advanced searchbutton next to the header search as shown below
- Use the menus
User Admin -> User search
Default search options include:
|Last name||Search by a person's last name. This field supports a "starts with" algorithm. If you enter 'su' it will show all users whose last name's start with 'su'|
|Principal Name||Search by a user's identity (account). This fields supports a "starts with" algorithm.|
|Email Address||Search by a user's email address. This fields supports a "starts with" algorithm.|
|Employee ID||Search by an employee's Employee ID. This search is based on an exact match|
Additional search options can be added to the search from by selecting them from the
Add more search criteria field. Click on the field and select the required search options.
The table below describes each of the search options.
|Account status||Filters for accounts which are in either one of the follow states: |
|User status||Filters for users who are in of the following states: |
|First name||Search by a user's first name|
|Extended attributes||Extended attributes allows search by any attribute that has been defined as a custom field.|
|Group||Search by group membership|
|Role||Search by role membership|
|Job code||Search by Job code. This field is a dropdown containing predefined job codes|
|Maiden name||Search by a person's maiden name.|
|Nickname||Search by a person's nickname (aka alternate name, preffered name, etc.)|
|Organization||Search by organization object membership; Organization, Division, Department,etc.|