See also How to re-initialize users.
Re-initialization options (also known as re-init options) are sync policy options applied to all or selected users to reset some or all of the synced data in the users' mailboxes or reset some of the user-related data in the CRM.
For example, the re-init options may be used in a sync cycle to
A growing number of re-init options has been appearing since the days they were introduced in early versions of Riva. For convenience, they are now described under four headings or categories:
Alphabetical listing of the general re-init options:
Alphabetical listing of the sync restriction re-init options:
Alphabetical listing of the maintenance re-init options:
Alphabetical listing of the troubleshooting re-init options:
In Riva On-Premise, metadata is the persistent storage of the transactions database. It includes data like the unique record database ID and modification time stamp. It contains nothing at all that could be used to re-create the contents of the items (like tasks or contacts) that were synchronized.