© Yvonne Wilson, Abhishek Hingnikar  2019
Y. Wilson, A. HingnikarSolving Identity Management in Modern Applicationshttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-5095-2_15

15. Deprovisioning

Yvonne Wilson1  and Abhishek Hingnikar2
San Francisco, CA, USA
London, UK

The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?

—Edgar Allan Poe, American author, from The Premature Burial (1844)

The final event in the life of an identity is deprovisioning, when an account and associated identity attributes are deleted or disabled so they can no longer be used. When an account is terminated, there are several design points to consider related to how to delete or disable accounts, what ...

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