Importing Contacts From a Source

Use these steps to import contacts.

  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 .
    Note: For more information about synchronizing from a contact source, see Importing and Synchronizing Users and 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 Defining Contact Fields and Editing User Fields.
  9. Confirm that the synchronization is successful and click OK to close the dialog.