Sun Java System Instant Messaging 7.2 Administration Guide

ProcedureTo Change the Attribute Used for User IDs

  1. Open iim.conf.

    See iim.conf File Syntax for instructions on locating and modifying iim.conf.

  2. Specify the attribute you want to use for user IDs as the value for iim_ldap.user.uidattr.

    The default value is uid.

    For example, to use the loginname attribute, set the iim_ldap.user.uidattr attribute as follows:


  3. Save and close the file.

  4. Add the index directive to the indexing rules in LDAP:

    index loginname eq