For this procedure, in Management Agent Designer, on the Select Anchor Attributes page, you must specify a unique and immutable attribute or attribute combination for each object type. This anchor attribute is used to correctly identify an object for safe management of the object and its attributes. The anchor attribute selected must be a single-value attribute or a multi-value attribute with only one value in use. To complete this procedure, you must be logged on as a member of the FIMSyncAdmins security group.


This procedure applies to management agents for IBM Directory Server 4.1 and Sun and Netscape directory servers that are specifically configured for Sun ONE Directory Server 4.0 only. For Sun ONE Directory Server 5.1, anchor attributes for each object type are automatically selected and you cannot change them.

To select anchor attributes
  1. If you want to select an anchor attribute other than the distinguished name (also known as DN) for each object type selected, in Management Agent Designer, on the Select anchor attributes page, in the Object type column, click the object type that you want to change.

  2. In the Anchor attribute column, click a different anchor attribute in the list.

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