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Active Roles 7.3.1 - Synchronization Service Administrator Guide

Synchronization Service Overview Deploying Synchronization Service Getting started Connections to external data systems
External data systems supported out of the box
Working with Active Directory Working with an AD LDS (ADAM) instance Working with Skype for Business Server Working with Exchange Server Working with Active Roles Working with One Identity Manager Working with a delimited text file Working with Microsoft SQL Server Sample queries to modify SQL Server data Working with an OLE DB-compliant relational database Working with SharePoint Working with Microsoft Office 365 Working with Microsoft Azure Active Directory
Using connectors installed remotely Creating a connection Renaming a connection Deleting a connection Modifying synchronization scope for a connection Using connection handlers Specifying password synchronization settings for a connection
Synchronizing identity data Mapping objects Automated password synchronization Synchronization history Scenarios of use Appendix A: Developing PowerShell scripts for attribute synchronization rules Appendix B: Using a PowerShell script to transform passwords

Modifying an existing OLE DB-compliant data source connection

To modify connection settings

  1. In the Synchronization Service Administration Console, open the Connections tab.
  2. Click Connection settings below the existing OLE DB-compliant relational database connection you want to modify.
  3. On the Connection Settings tab, click an appropriate item to expand it and use the options it provides.

    You can expand the following items:

  4. See the next subsections for the descriptions of these items.
  5. When you are finished, click Save.

Specify connection settings

Use the Connection string text box to type the connection parameters to access the OLE DB-compliant relational database. Alternatively, you can click the Configure button to specify the connection parameters by using a dialog box provided by Windows.

Specify how to select data

This expandable item provides the following options that allow you to specify the data you want to participate in the synchronization:

Use data from this table. Allows you to select a database table that includes the data you want to participate in the synchronization operations. You can click Preview to preview the database table you have selected.

Use an SQL query to specify data. Allows you to compose an SQL query that provides a more flexible way for specifying data for synchronization. For example, you can use this option to specify multiple database tables.


Allows you to configure the execution timeout for all SQL queries you specified in the connection settings (for example, those specified in the Specify How to Select and Modify Data option). Use the SQL query execution timeout box to type the timeout value you want to use.

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