For this procedure, in Metaverse Designer, you can add a custom
attribute to a metaverse object type. To complete this procedure, you must be logged on as a member of the MIISAdmins security group.
To add an attribute
On the Tools menu, click Metaverse Designer.
In Metaverse Designer, in Object types, click an
object to which you want to add an attribute.
In Actions, click Add Attribute.
In the Add Attribute to Object Type dialog box, select
an attribute from the list.
To create a new attribute, click New attribute, in
Attribute name, type a name for the attribute, in the
Attribute type, click an attribute type, and then, if the
attribute will hold multiple values, click Multi-value, if
you want the attribute to be indexed in SQL, click
You can add attributes that are created for any object type in
the metaverse to any other object type.
You can index indexable string and indexable binary attribute
types in the mms_metaverse table in the Microsoft Identity Integration Server 2003 database in SQL. You can search indexed
attributes in the table by using advanced search rules in rules
extensions. For better performance, specify only indexable string
and indexable binary attribute types for those attributes that can
be searched for in a rules extension search rule.
Number attribute types are Int64 integers with values ranging
from negative -9,223,372,036,854,775,808 through positive