Importing Contacts From a Source

If you have an external source of contact information, you can import the contacts into the VMP Server. You can then regularly synchronize the external source with the VMP Server.

For information on how to import contacts from a Vocera Voice Server global address book, see Importing Contacts From a Vocera Voice Server Address Book.
  1. Select the Contacts module, and select Contact Sources.
  2. Select New and choose New Contact Source.
  3. Enter a name for the new source, select the Associated with remote source checkbox, and click Next.
  4. If you want the VMP Server to be synchronized with this source:
    1. Select the Automatic synchronization checkbox.
    2. Select whether you want to synchronize every few hours, daily, or weekly, and then select the time period or time at which synchronization is to take place.
  5. Select an existing source or click Add primary source with contacts.
  6. If the import is from Active Directory, select the contacts and groups to import, and click Next.
  7. If the import is from Active Directory, configure group and Distribution List import options, and click Next.
  8. Customize the Field Mappings, if desired, and click Finish.
    Note: For more information about field mappings, see About Contact Fields and About User Field Editing.
  9. Confirm that the synchronization is successful and click OK to close the dialog.