IMASynchronization::MapAttributesForImport Method

The MapAttributesForImport method is called to map attributes from a connector space entry to a metaverse entry.


public void MapAttributesForImport(
  String FlowRuleName,
  CSEntry csentry,
  MVEntry mventry
Public Sub MapAttributesForImport( _
ByVal FlowRuleName As String, _
ByVal csentry As CSEntry, _
ByVal mventry As MVEntry _
Implements IMASynchronization.MapAttributesForImport


  • FlowRuleName
    Contains the name of the flow rule. You must use only alphanumeric characters for the FlowRuleName parameter, otherwise you can encounter problems in a rules extension.

    Note  Flow rules are not executed in the order shown in Identity Manager. Identity Integration Server uses these rules according to the state of the connector space object. Configure your rules based on the state of the object rather than the rules being called in a predetermined order.

  • csentry
    Contains a CSEntry object that represents the source connector space entry.

  • mventry
    Contains an MVEntry object that represents the destination metaverse entry.

Return Value

This method does not return a value.


Exception type Condition

The method cannot produce a mapping for an attribute.


The rules extension does not implement this method.


The method received unexpected data.


For multiple import flow rules, the management agent with precedence provides the attribute value. You set management agent precedence in the Metaverse Designer. For more information about setting management agent precedence, see the Microsoft Identity Lifecycle Manager 2007, Feature Pack 1 Help.

Attribute flow mapping is called only if a source attribute exists. When the last source attribute of an import attribute flow mapping has been deleted, the attribute flow rules is not called and the target attribute is automatically deleted.


Product ILM 2007 FP1
Namespace Microsoft.MetadirectoryServices
Assembly Microsoft.MetadirectoryServices
.NET Framework .NET Framework 2.0

See Also

Example: Handling Attribute Value Accumulation

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