30.3 Configuring Metrics Data Stores for Custom Metrics

Identity Governance allows a Customer Administrator to define data storage locations to reference when creating custom metrics collections. In addition, metrics data stores allow you to easily create multiple metrics collections that use the same metrics data store.

NOTE:Metrics collections can use the same metrics data store, but if the data store is a database, each metrics collection using that data store must specify a different database table.

Identity Governance allows you to configure the following data store types:

  • Local Database (Identity Governance databases)

  • Vertica

  • Kafka

  • Oracle

  • PostgreSQL

  • MS SQL

Before you create a custom data store type, create a database schema that includes a new database and table for the data store you want to create.

30.3.1 Before You Create a Metrics Data Store Using SSL Communication

If you want to create a metrics data store and configure the database to use SSL communication, you must first coordinate with the SaaS Operations Administrator for your organization to ensure the proper global configuration properties are set for either server authentication or mutual authentication.

NOTE:The configuration properties required for SSL communication could already exist in your environment. You can select Configuration > Advanced, then use the search feature to verify whether the configuration property you need is already configured as a global configuration setting.

30.3.2 Creating a Metrics Data Store

To create a metrics data store:

  1. Log in as a Customer Administrator.

  2. Select Configuration > Analytics and Role Mining Settings.

  3. Next to Metrics Data Stores, click +.

  4. Provide the requested Metrics Data Store Details.

  5. Provide the configuration information for the selected data store type.

    NOTE:If you select Kafka as the data store type, you must click Import Kafka Configuration, and then browse to select a JSON file that contains configuration information. You can click the “?” icon to view sample code you can copy and paste into a text editor to modify and create a JSON properties file.

  6. Click Test Connection to verify your settings.

  7. Click Save.