Setting default synchronization

Applies To: SharePoint Server 2007 for Search, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012

Setting default synchronization

The settings in this procedure affect the default synchronization for UNIX hosts when they are added for synchronization. Settings you change in this procedure do not affect computers that have already been added for synchronization.

To set default synchronization

  1. Open the Identity Management for UNIX management console by clicking Start , pointing to Administrative Tools , and then clicking MicrosoftIdentity Management for UNIX .

    You can also open the Identity Management for UNIX management console from within Server Manager, by expanding Roles and then Active Directory Domain Services in the hierarchy pane, and then selecting Microsoft Identity Management for UNIX .

  2. If necessary, connect to the computer you want to manage by using the procedure in Connect to another computer you want to manage.

  3. In the hierarchy pane, click Password Synchronization , and then do one of the following.

    • Right-click Password Synchronization , and then click Properties .

    • Click Properties in the Actions pane.

    • On the Action menu, click Properties .

  4. In the Direction of password synchronization area of the General tab, select the direction in which you want passwords to be synchronized.

    • To allow password synchronization from Windows-based computers to UNIX-based computers, select Windows to UNIX .

    • To allow password synchronization from UNIX-based computers to Windows-based computers, select UNIX to Windows .

  5. Click Apply to save your changes.


To perform this task in the command line environment, see psadmin.