Importing Users From Active Directory
The VMP Server can synchronize with an Active Directory or an
Active Directory Lightweight Directory Service to import
Organizational Units, security groups, and Distribution Lists. When an import is complete, VMP
has the ability to convert the Organizational Units to VMP Distribution Lists.
Select Users & Groups > Users.
in the Users view.
If you have previously imported one or more sources into the
the Reconfigure/Synchronize only window appears. Select
Yes, reconfigure settings and click
In the User Synchronization dialog, click Add
primary source with users
Select one of the following from the Source Type dropdown list:
This selection auto-populates the
field. You can accept the default title or customize
Note: You cannot add both an Active Directory source and an Active Directory LDS source.
In the Connection Parameters section, enter the Active
Directory or Active Directory LDS credentials.
The Active Directory server, port, and SSL connectivity information supplied here must
match the information supplied when installing
or in the
VMP Enterprise Manager
See Configuring VMP for Active Directory
for more details.
For the Active Directory LDS source, you must provide the following additional fields:
Naming Context: The Active Directory LDS naming context
that contains the groups and users that you want to synchronize with
Select a naming context from the list provided.
Domain Mapping: The domain name mapping to use, in the format
mydomain.com = MYDOMAIN.
For example, if your Active Directory LDS source users have email addresses such as email@example.com,
the domain mapping
voceradomain.com = VOCERADOMAIN
indicates that these
addresses can be accessed as VOCERADOMAIN\user, which is the format that the
VMP Server requires.
Note: The service account that connects to LDS must have reader access for the default naming context.
Configure the following options using their associated dropdown lists:
Sync Organization Units
Sync Security Groups
Sync Distribution Groups
Optionally specify the import source options described in Specifying Source Importing Options.
Click OK to close the dialog.
Follow the steps in Synchronizing Users and Contacts to synchronize the
Vocera Voice Server users and contacts with
the VMP Server.