Configuring Extensions for OpenLM Server up to v4.8- Active Directory Synchronization - HT854 - OpenLM Software License Management
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Configuring Extensions for OpenLM Server up to v4.8- Active Directory Synchronization – HT854

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Configure Active Directory Synchronization


  • Please make sure you have a single OpenLM Server installation on a central network server.
  • Go to the server housing OpenLM Server.
  • Windows Start button –> All Programs –> OpenLM –> Configure OpenLM Server – Start here.
  • Click LDAP tab –> LDAP folder –> Click Add.
  • Input Active Directory Domain, Username, Password and server type. –> Click Apply changes.
  • Click Add a Synchronization Definition to this domain.
  • Fill in the following details:
    • Synchronization Name –> Fill in a descriptive name.
    • Synchronization Start Node –> Fill in the AD node you want to synchronize.
    • Sync Username attribute –> Select the the username type your AD holds:
      • cn –> Any configuration other than “Active Directory” (i.e. “Novell Directory” or “Apache DS”).
      • sAMAccountName –> (for example “jdoe”) is for Windows server pre-2000 Active Directory versions.
      • userPrincipalName –>(for example is for Windows server post-2000 Active directory versions.
    • User Membership Filter –> select All Users.
    • Sync only active users of licenses –> Check the  box.
    • Set Default Group –> Check the  box.
    • Select the grouping method you want:
      • No Groups –> synchronize only users.
      • Flat –> All users under this node will be grouped under the same group name
      • Hierarchical –> Keep the structural Hierarchichy of the node and its OUs.
      • User Attribute –> Group users by any AD field.
  • Click Apply –> Restart Now.
  • Windows Start button –> All Programs –> OpenLM –> OpenLM User Interface.
  • Open OpenLM User Interface –> Start –> Administration –> Sync Definitions –> Sync Now.
  • Continue with configuring other OpenLM Extensions.
  • See the Reports of OpenLM.
  • Also see full documentation.
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