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Identity Manager 9.0 LTS - Administration Guide for Connecting to Active Directory

Managing Active Directory environments Synchronizing an Active Directory environment
Setting up initial synchronization with an Active Directory domain Adjusting the synchronization configuration for Active Directory environments Running synchronization Tasks following synchronization Troubleshooting Ignoring data error in synchronization Pausing handling of target system specific processes (Offline mode)
Managing Active Directory user accounts and employees
Account definitions for Active Directory user accounts and Active Directory contacts Assigning employees automatically to Active Directory user accounts Supported user account types Updating employees when Active Directory user account are modified Automatic creation of departments and locations based on user account information Specifying deferred deletion for Active Directory user accounts and Active Directory contacts
Managing memberships in Active Directory groups Login information for Active Directory user accounts Mapping of Active Directory objects in One Identity Manager
Active Directory domains Active Directory container structures Active Directory user accounts Active Directory contacts Active Directory groups Active Directory computers Active Directory security IDs Active Directory printers Active Directory sites Reports about Active Directory objects
Handling of Active Directory objects in the Web Portal Basic data for managing an Active Directory environment Configuration parameters for managing an Active Directory environment Default project template for Active Directory Processing methods of Active Directory system objects Active Directory connector settings

Extension data for Active Directory groups

On the Extensions tab, you enter the user-defined Active Directory schema extensions for the group.

Table 48: Extension data
Property Description

Attribute extension 01 - attribute extension 15

Additional company-specific information. Use the Designer to customize display names, formats, and templates for the input fields.

Validity of group memberships

There are different assignments to groups possible depending on the construction of the domain structure and the domain trusts. You can find more exact information about permitted group memberships in the documentation for your Windows Server.

Ensure the following if you want to map group memberships using forests:

  • The trusted domains are known.

  • The name of the forest is entered in the domain.

In the following tables, the groups, user accounts, contacts, and computers permitted in One Identity Manager listed in groups.

Legend for the tables:

  • G = Global

  • U = Universal

  • L = Local

Table 49: Group memberships permitted within a domain

Target Group

 

Member in target group

Group

 

User account

 

Contact

 

Computer
Distribution Security
G U L G U L
Distribution Global x     x     x x x
Universal x x   x x   x x x
Local x x x x x x x x x
Security Global x     x     x x x
Universal x x   x x   x x x
Local x x x x x x x x x
Table 50: Group memberships permitted within a hierarchical domain structure

Target Group

 

Member in target group

Group

 

User account

 

Contact

 

Computer
Distribution Security
G U L G U L
Distribution Global               x  
Universal x x   x x   x x x
Local x x   x x   x x x
Security Global                  
Universal x x   x x   x x x
Local x x   x x   x x x
Table 51: Group memberships permitted within a forest

Target Group

 

Member in target group

Group

 

User account

 

Contact

 

Computer
Distribution Security
G U L G U L
Distribution Global                  
Universal                  
Local x x   x x   x   x
Security Global                  
Universal                  
Local x x   x x   x   x
Table 52: Group memberships permitted between forests

Target Group

 

Member in target group

Group

 

User account

 

Contact

 

Computer
Distribution Security
G U L G U L
Distribution Global                  
Universal                  
Local x x   x x   x   x
Security Global                  
Universal                  
Local x x   x x   x   x
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Adding Active Directory groups to Active Directory groups

Use this task to add a group to another group. This means that the groups can be hierarchically structured.

To assign groups directly to a group as members

  1. In the Manager, select the Active Directory > Groups category.

  2. Select the group in the result list.

  3. Select the Assign groups category.

  4. Select the Has members tab.

  5. Assign child groups in Add assignments.

    TIP: In the Remove assignments pane, you can remove the assignment of groups.

    To remove an assignment

    • Select the group and double-click .

  6. Save the changes.

To add a group as a member of other groups

  1. In the Manager, select the Active Directory > Groups category.

  2. Select the group in the result list.

  3. Select the Assign groups task.

  4. Select the Is member of tab.

  5. In the Add assignments pane, assign parent groups.

    TIP: In the Remove assignments pane, you can remove the assignment of groups.

    To remove an assignment

    • Select the group and double-click .

  6. Save the changes.
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Assigning Active Directory account policies to Active Directory groups

For domains from the functional level Windows Server 2008 R2 and above, it is possible to define additional password policies in addition to the default password policies. This allows individual users and groups to be subjected to stricter account policies as intended for global groups.

To specify account policies for a group

  1. In the Manager, select the Active Directory > Groups category.

  2. Select the group in the result list.

  3. Select the Assign account policies task.

  4. In the Add assignments pane, assign account policies.

    TIP: In the Remove assignments pane, you can remove account policy assignments.

    To remove an assignment

    • Select the account policy and double-click .

  5. Save the changes.
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