To install Identity Synchronization for Windows, you must provide credentials for the following.
Configuration Directory Server.
Directory Server being synchronized.
In addition, you must have the following privileges to install Identity Synchronization for Windows.
On Solaris and Red Hat systems, you must install as root.
On Windows systems, you must install as Administrator.
When you enter passwords by using the text-based installer, the program automatically masks the passwords so passwords are not echoed in the clear. The text-based installer is supported on Solaris and Red Hat systems only.
Before installing fresh bits of Identity Synchronization for Windows, be sure to read Chapter 2, Preparing for Installation, in Sun Java System Identity Synchronization for Windows 6.0 Installation and Configuration Guide.
On Windows 2003 Server, the default password policy enforces strict passwords, which is not the default password policy on Windows 2000.