Sun Java System Directory Server Enterprise Edition 6.3 Deployment Planning Guide

Using Prioritized Replication

Prioritized replication can be used when there is a strong business requirement to have tighter consistency for replicated data on specific attributes. In 5.x version of Directory Server, updates were replicated in the order in which they were received. With prioritized replication, you can specify that updates to certain attributes take precedence when they are replicated to other servers in the topology.

Prioritized replication provides the following benefits: