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Identity Manager 8.1.4 - Target System Synchronization Reference Guide

Target system synchronization with the Synchronization Editor Working with the Synchronization Editor Basics of target system synchronization Setting up synchronization
Starting the Synchronization Editor Creating a synchronization project Configuring synchronization
Setting up mappings Setting up synchronization workflows Connecting systems Editing the scope Using variables and variable sets Setting up start up configurations Setting up base objects
Overview of schema classes Customizing the synchronization configuration Checking the consistency of the synchronization configuration Activating the synchronization project Defining start up sequences
Running synchronization Synchronization analysis Setting up synchronization with default connectors Updating existing synchronization projects Script library for synchronization projects Additional information for experts Resolving errors when connecting target systems Configuration parameters for target system synchronization Configuration file examples Glossary

How to edit object matching rules

To edit an object matching rule

  1. Select the MappingsClosed category.
  2. Select a mapping in the navigation view.
  3. Double-click on the object matching rule you want to edit.
  4. Edit the rule details.
  5. Click OK.

How to delete object matching rules

To delete an object matching rule

  1. Select the MappingsClosed category.
  2. Select a mapping in the navigation view.
  3. Click in the rule view menu bar for object matching rules.
  4. Confirm the security prompt with Yes.

Object matching rule details

Enter the following details for an object mappingClosed rule.


Table 43: Object matching ruleClosed details
Detail Description
Rule Types

Select the rule type for a new rule.

Value compare rule Compares the schema property value of the One Identity Manager schema with the value of a target system schema.
Logical Expression Rule

Evaluates the logical connective of several rules.

Use this rule type to identify if you can only identify system objects using several schema properties.

Rule name Name for the rule. The rule name must be unique within a mapping.
Display name Rule display name.
Case sensitive

Specifies whether upper and lowercase are taken into account when system objects are being identified.

Description Text field for additional explanation.
Table 44: Additional detail of a value compare rule
Detail Description
Schema propertyClosed Select the schema properties which uniquely identify the system objects.
Table 45: Additional details of a logical expression rule
Detail Description

Links the existing rules to each other using logical operators. Permitted operators are AND, OR, and NOT as well as brackets.

Syntax: <rule name> {AND | OR | NOT | ()} <rule name> ...

Click to select an existing rule.

Testing object matching rules

You can test which results the object matching rules return in the rule editor. This displays all object pairs found by one of the rules. In addition, objects are shown that are only found in one of the connected systems.

The test uses the variable set that is selected in the Synchronization EditorClosed's toolbar.

To test object matching rules

  1. Select the MappingsClosed category.
  2. Select a mapping in the navigation view.
  3. Click in the rule view toolbar for object matching rules.
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