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.