Sun Java System Instant Messaging 7.2 Administration Guide

ProcedureTo Change the Attribute Used for User Authentication

  1. Open iim.conf.

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

  2. Search for and replace uid with the attribute you want to use for user authentication in the following parameters:

    • iim_ldap.loginfilter

    • iim_ldap.usergroupbyidsearchfilter

  3. Save and close the file.