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SCIM connector can manage every target system with a published API that allows the SCIM protocol for the communication.
SCIM is basically a REST JSON web service with a specific HTTP requests and responses, and also a specific JSON format for attributes and values.
The official web of SCIM shows all the possible target systems that allow SCIM protocol: SCIM implementations
Some of the most popular implementations:
- Soffid IAM
- Active Directory SCIM Provisioning
- Oracle Identity Manager
- WSO2 Charo
It is needed a user with access and permissions to the endpoints and operations required in the scope of the integration.
Also, the documentation, specification or tutorial of the web service, despite SCIM defines a schema for the objects, most applications or servers use to implement extended or customized versions of it.
Download and install
This addon is located in the Connectors section and its name is SICM connector.
For download and install the addon you could review our generic documentation about this process: Addons installation
After the installation of the addon, you may create and configure agent instances.
To configure this SCIM Connector you must select "SCIM" in the attribute "Type" of the generic parameters section in the agents page configuration.
For more information about how you may configure the generic parameters of the agent, see the following link: Agents configuration
Below there are the specific parameters for this agent implementation:
|URL of the SCIM web service. It is used as the basis of the URL mapped to call the operations.|
|User name||User to authenticate|
|Password||Password of the user to authenticate|
URL to retrieve the token bearer used to authenticate with the "Server URL"
|Enable debug||Two options: "Yes", "No": it enables or not more log traces in the Synchronization Server log|
This connector can manage users and groups.
The following properties are defined for each object type:
|path (required)||Path relative to main service URL where this type of object is to be managed|
|keyAttribute (required)||The SCIM attribute used to find objects on SCIM repository|
|changeProperty (optional)||For authoritative identity sources that support delta changes, this property sets the SCIM attribute used to identify the change number of any object|
|preventDeletion (optional)||Set to true to prevent Soffid from removing objects|
You may map the attributes of the target system with the Soffid available attributes.
- For the target system attributes is required to be access to its specification
- For the Soffid attributes you may follow the next link
For more information about how you may configure attribute mapping, see the following link: Soffid Attribute Mapping Reference
If you are trying to connect to WSO2IS server, you must enable the WSO2 workaround setting, in order to bypass some WSO2 buggy implementations. You can get default mappings for WSO2IS here: wso2is-config.xml. Download it and import it into Soffid agent attribute mappings form.
Pending to be documented.
Pending to be documented.
After the agent configuration you could check in the monitoring page if the service is running in the Synchronization Server, please go to "Start Menu > Monitoring and reporting > System monitoring".
If you are checked "Authorized identity source", an automatic task to load identities from the managed system to Soffid is available, please go to "Start Menu > Processes and Tasks > Manage automatic tasks", and you will something like "Import authoritative data from <AGENT_NAME>".
If your are configured the "Attribute Mapping" tab with some of our objects: "user, account, role, group or grant", an automatic task to synchronize these objects from the managed system to Soffid is available, please go to "Start Menu > Processes and Tasks > Manage automatic tasks", and you will something like "Reconcile all accounts from <AGENT_NAME>".
About the synchronization of the objects, there are two possible options:
- If you are checked the generic attribute "Read Only" in the "Basics" tab, only the changes in the managed systems will be updated in Soffid. We recommend this options until the global configuration of Soffid will be tested.
- If you are not checked the generic attribute "Read Only" in the "Basics" tab, all the changes in Soffid or the managed system will be updated in the other. Note that this synchronization must be configured in the "Attribute mapping" tab correctly.