The Filter editor allows you to manage the filter. In the Filter editor, you define how each class and attribute should be handled by the Publisher and Subscriber channels.
When information is synchronized between connected systems, the connected system can receive the changes or just be notified that a change has occurred. Designer displays this information in the Policy Flow view asand filters.
Figure 7-1 Filter in Policy Flow View
If a filter is set to Sync, then the objects modifications are automatically synchronized to the connected system. If the filter is set to Notify, then the object modification is reported to the Metadirectory engine, but the object is not automatically synchronized. For more information, see Section 7.2.5, Changing the Filter Settings.