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Identity Manager 8.1 - Administration Guide for Connecting to SharePoint

Managing SharePoint Environments Setting Up SharePoint Farm Synchronization Basic data for managing a SharePoint environment SharePoint Farms SharePoint Web Applications SharePointSite Collections and Sites SharePoint User accounts SharePoint Roles and Groups
SharePoint Groups SharePoint Roles and Permission Levels
Permissions for SharePoint Web Applications Reports about SharePoint Site Collections Appendix: Configuration parameters for managing a SharePoint environment Appendix: Default Project Template for SharePoint

SharePoint Farms

NOTE: Farms are set up using in the One Identity Manager database using the Synchronization Editor.

To edit the master data of a farm

  1. Select SharePoint | Farms.
  2. Select the farm in the result list. Select Change master data.
  3. Edit the farm's master data.
  4. Save the changes.

General Master Data for a SharePoint Farm

Enter the following master data for a farm.

Table 17: General master data for a farm
Property Description
Name Name of the SharePoint instance port. A distinguished name for internal user is formed from this.
Domain Name of the Active Directory or LDAP domain that is serves as security provider for SharePoint The user accounts and groups that are referenced are searched for in this domain.
Display name The farm's display name.
Target system managers Application role in which target system managers are specified for the farm. Target system managers only edit the objects from farms that are assigned to them. Each farm 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 farm. Use the button to add a new application role.

Synchronized by

Type of synchronization through which data is synchronized between the farm and One Identity Manager. As soon as objects for this farm are available in One Identity Manager, the type of synchronization can no longer be changed.

One Identity Manager is used when you create a farm with Synchronization Editor.

Table 18: Permitted values
Value Synchronization by Provisioned by
One Identity Manager SharePoint connector SharePoint connector
No synchronization none none

NOTE: If you select No synchronization, you can define custom processes to exchange data between One Identity Manager and the target system.
Build version The build version for SharePoint services for this farm are read in during synchronization.
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How to Edit a Synchronization Project

Synchronization projects in which a farm is already used as a base object can also be opened via Manager. You can, for example, check the configuration or view the synchronization log in this mode. The Synchronization Editor is not started with its full functionality. You cannot run certain functions, such as, running synchronization or simulation, starting the target system browser and others.

NOTE: The Manager is locked for editing throughout. To edit objects in the Manager, close the Synchronization Editor.

To open an existing synchronization project in the Synchronization Editor

  1. Select SharePoint | Farms.
  2. Select the farm in the result list. Select Change master data.
  3. Select Edit synchronization project... from the task view.
Detailed information about this topic
  • One Identity Manager Target System Synchronization Reference Guide
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SharePoint Web Applications

SharePoint web applications provide permissions for SharePoint users that are valid across all websites within the web application. You can find information about SharePoint objects that the web application is linked to on the overview form. Defined users and permissions policies are shown for the web application. Valid SharePoint providers are displayed with the web applications for which they are registered.

In SharePoint, you can limit the amount of permissions that can be assigned to SharePoint permission levels. You can see all valid permissions for the web application on the overview form.

To obtain an overview of a web application

  1. Select SharePoint | Web applications.
  2. Select the web application in the result list.
  3. Select SharePoint web application overview in the task view.
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