Synchronization Provider

This is an abstract object type that cannot be instantiated.

Synchronization Providers are responsible for handling synchronization of the directory server data with other OpenDJ instances or other data repositories.

The OpenDJ directory server takes a centralized approach to replication, rather than the point-to-point approach taken by Sun Java System Directory Server. In OpenDJ, one or more replication servers are created in the environment. The replication servers typically do not store user data but keep a log of all changes made within the topology. Each directory server instance in the topology is pointed at the replication servers. This plan simplifies the deployment and management of the environment. Although you can run the replication server on the same system (or even in the same instance) as the directory server, the two servers can be separated onto different systems. This approach can provide better performance or functionality in large environments.

Synchronization Providers

The following Synchronization Providers are available:

These Synchronization Providers inherit the properties described below.

Synchronization Provider Properties

You can use configuration expressions to set property values at startup time. For details, see Property Value Substitution.

Basic Properties

enabled
java-class

Basic Properties

Use the --advanced option to access advanced properties.

enabled

Synopsis

Indicates whether the Synchronization Provider is enabled for use.

Default Value

None

Allowed Values

true

false

Multi-valued

No

Required

Yes

Admin Action Required

None

Advanced

No

Read-Only

No

java-class

Synopsis

Specifies the fully-qualified name of the Java class that provides the Synchronization Provider implementation.

Default Value

None

Allowed Values

A Java class that extends or implements:

  • org.opends.server.api.SynchronizationProvider

Multi-valued

No

Required

Yes

Admin Action Required

None

Advanced

No

Read-Only

No