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titlePlanned feature

This page describes a feature planned for future midPoint versions.

This feature is roughly designed and it was evaluated as feasible. However, there is currently no specific plan when it will be implemented because there is no funding for this development yet. In case that you are interested in sponsoring development in supporting development of this feature, please consider purchasing activating midPoint platform Platform subscription.

Motivation

Identity management systems take data from various sources. This is usually more than one source of data even for simple IDM deployments. Part of the data may be taken from an HR system (authoritative employee data), part of the data is manually entered by identity administrator (contractors, support staff) and there may be even be data provided by users themselves (self-service). The situation may become much complex if several semi-authoritative resources are used. In that case it may not be entirely clear what came from the HR system, what was manually entered, what was synchronized from the company phone book where user manually corrected the data and so on. To use the technical terms: there is no clear information about data provenance.

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