Synchronize Data from Active Directory to an ADAM Instance
Updated: August 22, 2005
Applies To: Windows Server 2003 R2
Active Directory to ADAM Synchronizer is a command-line tool that synchronizes data from an Active Directory forest to a configuration set of an ADAM instance.
To synchronize data from Active Directory to an ADAM instance
Open an ADAM tools command prompt.
At the command prompt, type:
adamsync /install server name:port .xml file name
To open an ADAM tools command prompt, click Start, point to All Programs, point to ADAM, and then click ADAM Tools Command Prompt.
The following table contains the parameters in step 2 and other commonly used adamsync parameters. For more information about adamsync parameters, type adamsync /? at a command prompt, or see Related Topics.
Displays command-line options.
/l or /list
Displays all available configurations of Active Directory to ADAM Synchronizer.
/d or /delete configuration_dn
Deletes the specified configuration.
/i or /install input_file
Installs the configuration that is contained in the specified input file.
/download configuration_dn output_file
Creates an output file in XML containing the specified configuration.
/export configuration_dn output_file
Saves the current configuration to the specified output file.
Synchronizes the specified configuration
Resets the replication cookie of the specified configuration.
Configures the specified configuration as the authoritative instance.
Performs a full replication synchronization for the specified configuration.
Performs an aging run for the specified configuration.
/so configuration_dn object DN
Performs a replication synchronization for the specified object in the specified configuration. Use the distinguished name of the object.
Prompts for user credentials.
For specific information about importing the user class definitions that are supplied with ADAM, see Related Topics.
For complete syntax information for the adamsync command, see Related Topics.
You must have Read or Dirsync access to the objects or partitions in the Active Directory forest that you want to synchronize.
You must have full control of an application directory partition on an ADAM instance to run this command.