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Oracle Identity Synchronization for Windows 6.0 Installation and Configuration Guide
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Part I Installing Identity Synchronization for Windows

1.  Understanding the Product

2.  Preparing for Installation

3.  Installing Core

4.  Configuring Core Resources

5.  Installing Connectors

6.  Synchronizing Existing Users and User Groups

Post-Installation Steps Based on Existing User and Group Populations

Using idsync resync

Resynchronizing Users or Groups

Linking Users

idsync resync Options

Checking Results in the Central Log

Starting and Stopping Synchronization

To Start or Stop Synchronization

Resynchronized Users/Groups

Starting and Stopping Services

7.  Removing the Software

8.  Configuring Security

9.  Understanding Audit and Error Files

Part II Identity Synchronization for Windows Appendixes

A.  Using the Identity Synchronization for Windows Command Line Utilities

B.  Identity Synchronization for Windows LinkUsers XML Document Sample

C.  Running Identity Synchronization for Windows Services as Non-Root on Solaris

D.  Defining and Configuring Synchronization User Lists for Identity Synchronization for Windows

E.  Identity Synchronization for Windows Installation Notes for Replicated Environments


Chapter 6

Synchronizing Existing Users and User Groups

The Identity Synchronization for Windows command line utility provides the idsync resync subcommand to bootstrap deployments with existing users or groups. This command uses administrator-specified matching rules to link existing entries, to populate an empty directory with the contents of a remote directory, or to bulk-synchronize attribute values (including passwords) between two existing user and group populations.

This chapter explains how to use the idsync resync subcommand and synchronize existing users and groups for new Identity Synchronization for Windows installations. In addition, this chapter provides instructions for starting and stopping synchronization and services. The information is organized as follows:

Note - You must finish installing Core and the Connectors before trying to synchronize existing users.

For more information about the idsync resync subcommand, see Appendix A, Using the Identity Synchronization for Windows Command Line Utilities

Synchronizing Existing Users and User Groups summarizes the post-installation steps to follow based on existing user and group populations: