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Configure External URL Tab

Configure this tab for tasks that access an application other than CA IdentityMinder.


A name you assign to the tab.


An identifier that is unique within the task. It can contain ASCII characters (a-z, A-Z), numbers (0-9), or underscore characters, beginning with a letter or underscore. The tag is used for setting data values through XML documents or HTTP parameters.

Hide Tab

Prevents the tab from being visible in the task. This option is useful for applications that need to hide the tab, but still have access to attributes on the tab.

External URL

Identifies an application other than CA IdentityMinder. In this field, enter the address of the application using one of the following options:

If you specify the relative path, CA IdentityMinder automatically appends the fully qualified domain name of the server where CA IdentityMinder is installed.


Controls which attributes are passed to the application.

Note: If the task has a primary object, the Attribute option list appears.

More information:

External Tasks for Application Functions