Test Account Provisioning Process (OTG-IDENT-003)

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Summary

The provisioning of accounts presents an opportunity for an attacker to create a valid account without application of the proper identification and authorization process.

Test objectives

Verify which accounts may provision other accounts and of what type

How to test

Determine which roles are able to provision users and what sort of accounts they can provision. Can an administrator provision other administrators or just users? Is there any verification, vetting and authorisation of provisioning requests? Is there any verification, vetting and authorisation of de-provisioning requests?

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