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Synchronize active LDAP users to Identity Manager

Use case scenario

An operator wants to synchronize active users from LDAP into Identity Manager.

 This article describes how to synchronize active users via LDAP connection to Smart ID Identity Manager. (There is also a use case to Synchronize inactive LDAP users to Identity Manager.) Existing users in Identity Manager will be updated. The tool used to set up the synchronization is Identity Manager Admin. The batch synchronization can also be started manually from Identity Manager Operator. Read more here: section "View status of batch job" in Set up scheduled jobs in Identity Manager.


Step-by-step instruction for the administrator

Log in to Identity Manager Admin
  1. Log in to Identity Manager Admin with your administrator account.
Schedule the synchronization

To set up scheduling of the synchronization:

  1. In Identity Manager Admin, go to Home > Batch Synchronization.
  2. Select Synchronize active LDAP Users to Identity Manager.
  3. To adjust the scheduler, type the appropriate cron expression in Expression to schedule the job.
  4. Click Save.

To see this update in Identity Manager Operator, you must click Clear cache in the Identity Manager Operator UI.

Use case details

Overview and technical details
Use case description

As an administrator I want to sync active users via LDAP connection to Identity Manager.

  • End state for user = "active"
  • Synchronized users in Identity Manager
  • Users information are mapped in the right fields of users database
Symbolic nameLDAPAddonBatchSyncSynchronizeInactiveLDAPUsersToIDMUsers
Process nameSynchronize active LDAP Users to Identity Manager
ComponentIdentity Manager Admin
Process startBatch synchronization
Executable forAdministrator


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