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Identity Manager 8.0 - Administration Guide for Connecting to LDAP

Managing LDAP Environments Setting up LDAP Directory Synchronization Basic Configuration Data LDAP Domains LDAP User Accounts LDAP Groups LDAP Container Structures LDAP Computers Reports about LDAP Objects Appendix: Configuration Parameters for Managing LDAP Appendix: Default Project Template for LDAP Appendix: Authentication Modules for Logging into the One Identity Manager

Assigning Extended Properties to an LDAP Group

Assigning Extended Properties to an LDAP Group

Extended properties are meta objects that cannot be mapped directly in the One Identity Manager, for example, operating codes, cost codes or cost accounting areas.

To specify extended properties for a group

  1. Select the category LDAP | Groups.
  2. Select the group in the result list.
  3. Select Assign extended properties in the task view.
  4. Assign extended properties in Add assignments.

    The view- OR -

    Remove extended properties from Remove assignments.

  5. Save the changes.

For more detailed information about using extended properties, see the One Identity Manager Identity Management Base Module Administration Guide.

Deleting LDAP Groups

Deleting LDAP Groups

To delete a group

  1. Select the category LDAP | Groups.
  2. Select the group in the result list.
  3. Delete the group using .
  4. Confirm the security prompt with Yes.

The group is deleted completely from the One Identity Manager database and from LDAP.

LDAP Container Structures

LDAP Container Structures

LDAP containers are represented by a hierarchical tree structure. Containers are often used to display organizational units such as branch offices or departments, to organize LDAP directory objects such as users, groups and computers logically and therefore to ease the burden of object administration. LDAP directory containers are loaded by synchronization with the One Identity Manager database.

To edit container master data

  1. Select the category LDAP | Container.
  2. Select the container in the result list and run Change master data in the task view.

    - OR -

    Click in the result list toolbar.

  3. Edit the container's master data.
  4. Save the changes.
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General Master Data for LDAP Containers

General Master Data for LDAP Containers

Enter the following data on the General tab:

Table 47: Master Data for a Container
Property Description
Display name

Container’s display name.


Container domain

Parent container

Parent container for mapping a hierarchical container structure. The distinguished name is automatically updated using templates.


Container name.

Distinguished name

Container's distinguished name. The distinguished name for the new container is made up from the container name, the object class, the parent container and the domain and cannot be modified.

Business unit Business unit to which the container is assigned.
Link (named URI format) Specifies links in Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) Format; made up of a name and a URL.
Search mask Search mask for another LDAP object.
See also Link to another LDAP object.



Structural object class Structural object class representing the object type. By default, containers in One Identity Manager are added with the object class "ORGANIZATIONALUNIT".

Object class

List of classes defining the attributes for this object. By default, containers in One Identity Manager are added with the object class "ORGANIZATIONALUNIT". However, you can add object classes and auxiliary classes in the input field that are used by other LDAP and X.500 directory services.


Spare text box for additional explanation.

Target system manager

Application role in which target system managers are specified for the container. Target system managers only edit container objects that are assigned to them. Each container can have a different target system manager assigned to it.

Select the One Identity Manager application role whose members are responsible for administration of this container. Use the button to add a new application role.

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