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Identity Manager 9.0 LTS - Administration Guide for Connecting to LDAP

About this guide Managing LDAP environments Synchronizing LDAP directories
Setting up initial LDAP directory synchronization Adjusting the synchronization configuration for LDAP environments Running synchronization Tasks following synchronization Troubleshooting Ignoring data error in synchronization Pausing handling of target system specific processes (Offline mode)
Managing LDAP user accounts and employees Managing memberships in LDAP groups Login information for LDAP user accounts Mapping LDAP objects in One Identity Manager Handling of LDAP objects in the Web Portal Basic data for managing an LDAP environment Troubleshooting Configuration parameters for managing an LDAP environment Default project template for LDAP LDAP connector V2 settings

Initial password for new LDAP user accounts

You can issue an initial password for a new LDAP user account in the following ways:

  • When you create the user account, enter a password in the main data.

  • Assign a randomly generated initial password to enter when you create user accounts.

    • In the Designer, set the TargetSystem | LDAP | Accounts | InitialRandomPassword configuration parameter.

    • Apply target system specific password policies and define the character sets that the password must contain.

    • Specify which employee will receive the initial password by email.

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Email notifications about login data

You can configure the login information for new user accounts to be sent by email to a specified person. In this case, two messages are sent with the user name and the initial password. Mail templates are used to generate the messages. The mail text in a mail template is defined in several languages. This means the recipient’s language can be taken into account when the email is generated. Mail templates are supplied in the default installation with which you can configure the notification procedure.

The following prerequisites must be fulfilled in order to use notifications:

  1. Ensure that the email notification system is configured in One Identity Manager. For more information, see the One Identity Manager Installation Guide.

  2. In the Designer, set the Common | MailNotification | DefaultSender configuration parameter and enter the sender address for sending the email notifications.
  3. Ensure that all employees have a default email address. Notifications are sent to this address. For more information, see the One Identity Manager Identity Management Base Module Administration Guide.
  4. Ensure that a language can be determined for all employees. Only then can they receive email notifications in their own language. For more information, see the One Identity Manager Identity Management Base Module Administration Guide.

When a randomly generated password is issued for the new user account, the initial login data for a user account is sent by email to a previously specified person.

To send initial login data by email

  1. In the Designer, set the TargetSystem | LDAP | Accounts | InitialRandomPassword configuration parameter.

  2. In the Designer, set the TargetSystem | LDAP | Accounts | InitialRandomPassword | SendTo configuration parameter and enter the message recipient as a value.

  3. In the Designer, set the TargetSystem | LDAP | Accounts | InitialRandomPassword | SendTo | MailTemplateAccountName configuration parameter.

    By default, the message sent uses the mail template Employee - new user account created. The message contains the name of the user account.

  4. In the Designer, set the TargetSystem | LDAP | Accounts | InitialRandomPassword | SendTo | MailTemplatePassword configuration parameter.

    By default, the message sent uses the mail template Employee - initial password for new user account. The message contains the initial password for the user account.

TIP: To use custom mail templates for emails of this type, change the value of the configuration parameter.

Mapping LDAP objects in One Identity Manager

In One Identity Manager, user accounts, groups, computers, and container structures of an LDAP domain are mapped. These objects are imported into the One Identity Manager database during synchronization. You cannot display or edit their properties in the Manager.

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LDAP domains

The target system for the synchronization with an LDAP directory is the domain. Domains are added as base objects for the synchronization in One Identity Manager. They are used to configure provisioning processes, automatic assignment of employees to user accounts, and to pass down LDAP user groups to user accounts.

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