How to configure Quick Connect to synchronize reference attributes correctly?
For example, how to synchronize user's Manager field between two Active Directory domains?
Quick Connect Sync Engine 5.2 introduced a new feature:
Read and Write Attribute Values of Referenced Objects
This feature allows you to read and write attributes of an object referenced by an attribute of the object being updated.
The value of a reference attribute is a reference to another object.
For example, the user's Manager attribute contains distinguished name of another user account in Active Directory.
Quick connect will process reference attributes as described below.
Option 1: Direct Synchronization Rule
When a direct synchronization rule is configured for the Manager atttribute (manager -> manager), Quick Connect will resolve references and update the target correctly if:
If you configure a direct synchronization rule for a user's Manager attrirube in a Provisioning or Update step:
Option 2: Referenced Object Attribute Rule