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Active Roles 7.4.3 - Synchronization Service Administration 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 Oracle Working with Exchange Server Working with Active Roles Working with One Identity Manager Working with a delimited text file Working with Microsoft SQL Server Working with Micro Focus NetIQ Directory Working with Salesforce Working with ServiceNow Working with Oracle Unified Directory Working with an LDAP directory service Working with IBM DB2 Working with IBM AS/400 Working with an OpenLDAP directory service Working with IBM RACF connector Working with MySQL database 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

Sample SQL queries

The sample queries provided in this section are only applicable if Synchronization Service is connected to the target Oracle Database system through the Oracle Database User Accounts Connector.

Sample SQL query 1

This SQL query illustrates how to call a specific Oracle stored procedure:

CALL "<ProcedureName>"('&USERNAME')

In this query:

  • ProcedureName specifies the name of the Oracle stored procedure you want to call.

  • USERNAME refers to the name of the attribute that uniquely identifies a user in the target Oracle Database system.

Sample SQL query 2

This SQL query illustrates how to create a new user in Oracle Database:

insert into DatabaseTable(ColumnName) values (upper('&USERNAME'))

In this sample query:

  • DatabaseTable specifies the name of the table into which the entry will be added.
  • USERNAME refers to the name of the attribute that uniquely identifies a user in the target Oracle Database system.

Working with Exchange Server

This section describes how to create or modify a connection to Microsoft Exchange Server so that Synchronization Service could read and write data in that data system. This section also describes what data you can read and/or write in Exchange Server by using Synchronization Service.

To create a connection to Microsoft Exchange Server, you need to use Synchronization Service in conjunction with a special connector called Exchange Server Connector. This connector is included in the Synchronization Service package.

The Exchange Server Connector supports the following features:


Table 27: Supported features



Bidirectional synchronization

Allows you to read and write data in the connected data system.


Delta processing mode

Allows you to more quickly synchronize identity data by processing only the data that has changed in the source and target systems since their last synchronization.


Password synchronization

Allows you to synchronize user passwords from an Active Directory domain to the connected data system.


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