How to bulk disable users using Modify User task

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DIRECTORY CA Identity Manager CA Identity Governance CA Identity Portal CA Risk Analytics CA Secure Cloud SaaS - Arcot A-OK (WebFort) CLOUDMINDER ADVANCED AUTHENTICATION CA Secure Cloud SaaS - Advanced Authentication CA Secure Cloud SaaS - Identity Management CA Secure Cloud SaaS - Single Sign On SECURITY MISC CODES SINGLE SIGN ON - LEGACY CA Data Protection (DataMinder) CA User Activity Reporting

Issue/Introduction

Description:

Working with the Bulk Loader (system task or client) , using the Enable / Disable User works as an on/off switch.

In case there is a requirement to configure a specific status (enabled or disabled), using the Modify User task must be used.

Solution:

In order to set a specific status of a user, you will need to use the Modify User (or equivalent) task.
However, using the well-known name %ENABLED_STATE% will not have the desired effect, neither will using the actual attribute name (i.e carLicense orsimilar).
We will need to use the screen logical attribute |enable| in a way similar to the following examples:

action,uid,|enable|
modify,testUser1,true
modify,testUser2,false

In the above example:

  • testUser1 is modified to be enabled
  • testUser2 is modified to be disabled

Environment

Release: CAPUEL99000-12.5-Identity Manager-Blended upgrade to Identity &-Access Mgmt Ente
Component: