The following sections include the concepts required to understand
HP TRIM Locations
HP TRIM represents Organisations, People, Positions, Committees, Project Teams, Groups, Venues and Workgroups as individual Locations.
Each location maintains a series of attributes - such as an ID Number, First Name, Last Name, Business Phone number, Mobile number and many more; additionally, each location is assigned a unique uri identifier.
There are some attributes that are actually a collection of values (like email addresses and physical addresses).
These attributes are referred to as children objects and a child connector is required to represent them.
To manage the addresses of a location (Person, Organization etc.) an address child connector will be needed.
HP TRIM Children
Locations maintain a number of attributes which are collections of child objects. Each of these child objects maintain a series of attributes, similar to the way that locations maintain their own. Each child object maintains a unique uri identifier, again similarly to locations.
As of writing, the child objects of a location are locEAddress and locAddress which correspond to Emails and Addresses respectively.
Alongside child objects, individual locations can maintain associations with other locations.
HP TRIM Associations
Locations are associated with other locations, which describes the hierarchy of an organisation and control access control in TRIM.
Each location maintains a series of associations describing whether the location is:
- A Member Of other locations
- Supervised By other locations
- A Supervisor Of other locations
- A Delegate Of other locations
- Delegates other locations
- An Administrator Of other locations
Associations deal with locations, which are uniquely identifier by their respective uris.
Relationship between HP TRIM and the Identity Broker for HP TRIM connectors
The locations connector is used to describe all locations in HP TRIM. Each attribute of a location is denoted by individual schema fields on the connector of the same name.
The child connector describes the attributes of the particular child object type (e.g. locEAddress, locAddress).
Each child object maintains a child uri, and additionally a parent uri which refers to the respective location the child object belongs to.
Ensure that the respective parent location uri exists before exporting new children.
The associations connector describes the associations between locations.
These associations are represented by a collection of uris in the schema field corresponding to the name of the association.
Ensure that the source uri of the association connector entity exists in HP TRIM, as well as the associated locations.
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