Patent Number: 8,819,771

Title: Automatic generation of user account policies based on configuration management database information

Abstract: Mechanisms are provided for generating user account policies for generating user accounts to access resources of the data processing system. A determination is made that a user account policy for an identified resource in the data processing system is to be generated. Configuration information associated with the identified resource is retrieved from a configuration information database. A predefined user account policy template is retrieved from a user account policy template database system. A user account policy data structure is generated based on the retrieved configuration information and the retrieved predefined user account policy template.

Inventors: Biazetti; Ana C. (Cary, NC), Robke; Jeffrey T. (Apex, NC)

Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation

International Classification: G06F 17/00 (20060101); H04L 29/06 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/26/12018