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CO310 - Modeling People in COmanage

COmanage is a registry for people. In this lesson you will learn how people are represented within COmanage. You will explore how COmanage stores and manages information about people and how this information is linked to systems outside of COmanage. You will learn the types of roles that people can play and the privileges that are granted in COmanage as a result. Also covered is how to manage user authentication.

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR? Application administrators.


CO101: Getting to Know COmanage or equivalent

Top Things You Need To Know

  1. What is a person registry?
  2. What is COmanage?
  3. How to get to an installed version of COmanage


Time Section Description
  Setup Prepare for the lesson
00:25 1. The CO Person Object Understand the CO Person object - the primary object for representing people in COmanage. What does this object contain?
00:25 2. The Org Identity Object Understanding Org Identity Objects and how they are connected to representations of people external to COmanage.
00:15 3. Memberships Understanding the the types of grouping that people in your organization or collaboration form is helpful when modeling your organization.
00:20 4. Permissions
00:15 5. Your first person Sign into COmanage and explore what these objects and concepts look like in the system.

The actual schedule may vary slightly depending on the topics and exercises chosen by the instructor.

Terminology & resources

COmanage Objects ⚙️

CO Person⚙️ the representation of a person in COmanage CO310-01
CO Group⚙️ a specific COmanage organizational structure for representing certain collections of CO Persons⚙️ CO320-03
Organizational Identity Source⚙️ Information about a person as obtained from an external source such as LDAP, netFORUM or ORCID CO310-02
Organizational Identity Source Records⚙️ COmanage's cached value of the values at the source CO310-02
CO Person Role⚙️ the representation of a person's role in COmanage. This object describe the person's role with certain collections of people within your organization or collaboration. These objects are attached to ⚙️ CO Person objects; there may be any number of Roles. C0310-04 (this session)


Modeling People 📝 Planning sheet used in this lesson for understanding how to model people in COmanage. This sheet is used to organize how specific people and their relationships would be expressed within COmanage CO301 (this lesson)

NEXT LESSON: CO320 - Modeling Your Organization in COmanage

WORKSHOP OVERVIEW: COmanage Workshop: Managing Identities & Collaborations

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