Sun Java System Identity Synchronization for Windows 6.0 Deployment Planning Guide

Configuring the Sun Java System Directory Server Source

When configuring the Directory Server source, the preferred Directory Server is set to The Directory Server Connector uses this Directory Server to detect and update changes that require synchronization with Active Directory and Windows NT. Alternatively, the domain could have been selected. However, Directory Server Connector performance is better when connecting to a local Directory Server instead of a Directory Server located over a wide area network (WAN).

Note –

When the password modification settings are changed, the Console automatically enables the SSL option, which is required while synchronizing from Directory Server to Active Directory.

ProcedureTo Specify the Preferred and Secondary Directory Servers

  1. In the Directory Sources window of the Identity Synchronization for Windows Console (Console), click New Sun Directory.

  2. In the Define Sun Java System Directory Source dialog box, select Specify a Preferred Server.

    Preferred Directory Server Instance Dialog
  3. Select Choose a Known Server and then choose a preferred Directory Server from the drop-down menu, in this case,

  4. (Optional) Select Specify Secondary Servers to select a secondary Directory Server, in this case,

    If is unavailable, the Directory Server Connector synchronizes changes made at Active Directory to

    Specifying the Secondary Master Directory Server