LEX can compare two object on an attribute base. This is done by displaying the regarding objects side by side in a compare window, all attributes are contrasted to each other so that you can figure out easily what values are equal, which are unequal and which values are not existent for one of the objects:
The good thing is: You can compare objects from different LDAP connections - therefore you could check the value matching for objects in different directories, or you could see if you get different results from a server if you are connected with different credentials!
There are different ways to initiate an object comparison:
In the Object Compare Window, you can use just the same techniques to display and edit attributes as in a normal attribute window.
You can use the Select buttons to get another object in the left or right compare panel. And you have the following command buttons available:
For a brief overview of the command buttons in the attribute window, you can open the manual topic about the Object Compare Window Command Buttons.
For the handling of the attribute window, the following topics are available: