Identifier Schemes

Define your own custom identifier schemes that align with your specific business requirements.

View the Identifier Schemes Summary screen by going to Configure > Registry and then clicking on the Identifier Schemes tab.

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Table of Contents

  1. Add Identifier Scheme
  2. Modify Identifier Scheme
  3. Delete Identifier Scheme

Add Identifier Scheme

Add an identifier scheme by defining its Name and Description. The naming convention must conform to one of the Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) schemes.

  1. Go to Configure > Registry.
  2. Click on the Identifier Schemes.

    The Identifier Schemes Summary screen displays.

  3. Click Add Identifier Scheme tab.

    The Add Identifier Scheme screen displays.

  4. (Optional) Enter a Key that is system-generated by the Registry Manager Subsystem.
  5. Enter the Name of the new identifier scheme. The naming convention used must conform to any Uniform Resource Identifier Scheme.
  6. Enter a Description of the new identifier scheme (it will be displayed for this new identifier definition on the Identifier Summary screen).
  7. Click Apply.

    The system saves the new definition and returns to the Identifier Schemes Summary screen.

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Modify Identifier Scheme

Note: Changing the underlying properties of an identifier scheme after it has been used to associate an identifier with an entity will automatically update the associations.

  1. Go to Configure > Registry.
  2. Click on the Identifier Schemes tab.

    The Identifier Schemes Summary screen displays.

  3. Click Modify Identifier Scheme.

    The Modify Identifier Scheme screen displays.

    Note: The Key Name displayed is generated by Policy Manager. This line item will be blank if the Key option was not configured when the identifier scheme was originally added.

  4. Update the Name of the identifier scheme. The naming convention used must conform to any Uniform Resource Identifier Scheme.
  5. Update the Description of the identifier scheme (it will be displayed for this new identifier definition on the Identifier Summary screen).
  6. Click Apply.

    The system saves the new definition and returns to the Identifier Schemes Summary screen.

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Delete Identifier Scheme

  1. Go to Configure > Registry.
  2. Click on the Identifier Schemes tab.

    The Identifier Schemes Summary screen displays.

  3. Click Delete Identifier Scheme.
  4. At the confirmation message, click OK.

    The Identifier Scheme is permanently removed from the Category Hierarchy.

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