Password synchronization across connected systems is a feature included with Novell Identity Manager 2.0 and later. It provides the following benefits:
Bidirectional password synchronization
Enforcement of Password Policies on connected systems
E-mail notification when synchronization fails
The ability to check password synchronization status for a user
For more information, see Chapter 3, “Connected System Support for Password Synchronization” in the Novell Identity Manager 4.0.1 Password Management Guide.