When a Forefront Identity Manager Synchronization Service (FIM Synchronization Service) database (metaverse) attribute has more than one import flow from one or more management agents, you can use attribute precedence to define the value that flows when you set the value of the attribute in the metaverse. A special form of attribute precedence is the manual precedence. Manual precedence gives you additional control to decide what attributes and their values contribute to the attribute in the metaverse in case of multiple import flows.

The following are examples of manual precedence in a rules extension:

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