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Quick Connect Sync Engine 5.5 - Administrator Guide

One Identity Quick Connect Overview Deploying One Identity Quick Connect Sync Engine Getting started Connections to external data systems Synchronizing identity data Mapping objects Automated password synchronization Synchronization history Scenarios of use Appendices

Modifying an ActiveRoles Server connection

To modify connection settings

  1. In the Quick Connect Administration Console, open the Connections tab.
  2. Click Connection settings below the existing Quest ActiveRoles Server connection you want to modify.
  3. Expand Specify connection settings and modify settings as necessary.
  4. You can use the following options:
    • Connect to. Allows you to specify the ActiveRoles Server Administration Service to be used by the Short Product Name. You can use one of the following options:
    • Administration Service on the specified computer. Type the name of the computer running the Administration Service you want the Short Product Name to use.
    • Any Administration Service of the same configuration. Specify any Administration Service whose database holds the necessary configuration: type the DNS name of the computer running that Administration Service. If ActiveRoles Server replication is used to synchronize configuration data, this must be any Administration Service whose database server acts as the Publisher for the configuration database.
    • Access ActiveRoles Administration Service using. Allows you to specify an authentication option to access the ActiveRoles Administration Service. You can use one of the following options:
    • Quick Connect service account. Allows you to access the Administration Service in the security context of the user account under which the Quick Connect Service is running.
    • Windows account. Allows you to access the Administration Service in the security context of the user account whose user name and password you specify below this option.
    • Test Connection. Allows you to verify the specified connection settings.
  5. Click Save.

Working with Quest One Identity Manager

To create a connection to Quest One Identity Manager, you need to use One Identity Quick Connect Sync Engine in conjunction with a special connector called Quest One Identity Manager Connector.

The Quest One Identity Manager Connector supports the following One Identity Quick Connect Sync Engine features:

 

Table 8: Supported features

Feature

 

Bidirectional synchronization

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

Yes

Delta processing mode

Allows you to process only the data that has changed in the connected data system since the last synchronization operation, thereby reducing the overall synchronization operation time.

Yes

Password synchronization

Allows you to synchronize user passwords from Quest One Identity Manager domain to the connected data system.

Yes

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See also:

Creating a Quest One Identity Manager connection

One Identity Quick Connect Sync Engine supports Quest One Identity Manager out of the box, so you can create a connection to Identity Manager right after you install One Identity Quick Connect Sync Engine.

To connect to Identity Manager, One Identity Quick Connect Sync Engine requires certain Dynamic Link Library (DLL) files supplied with Identity Manager. Before creating a connection to Identity Manager make sure that One Identity Quick Connect Sync Engine can access these DLL files as described in Step 1: Provide access to Identity Manager DLLs.

To create a new connection to Identity Manager, complete these steps:

Step 1: Provide access to Identity Manager DLLs

Make sure that One Identity Quick Connect Sync Engine can access the required Identity Manager DLLs. Depending on the Identity Manager version to which you want to connect, perform the corresponding steps in the next table.

 

Table 9: Providing access to Identity Manager DLLs

Identity Manager 6.0

Identity Manager 6.1

Install One Identity Quick Connect Sync Engine on the Identity Manager 6.0 computer.

If Identity Manager is installed to a non-default installation folder, complete the additional steps below this table.

Do one of the following:

Install Quest One Identity Manager API on one of the following:
- One Identity Quick Connect Sync Engine computer
- Connector Access Service computer if you want to use the Quest One Identity Manager Connector remotely. For more information on using remote connectors, see Using remote connectors.

Quest One Identity Manager API is published as Knowledgebase Solution SOL100525 at the following link: support.quest.com/SolutionDetail.aspx?id=SOL100525&pr=Quest%20One%20Identity%20Manager&st=Submitted

On the Identity Manager 6.1 computer, install one of the following:
- One Identity Quick Connect Sync Engine
- Connector Access Service and the Quest One Identity Manager Connector

If Identity Manager is installed to a non-default installation folder, complete the additional steps below this table.

If Identity Manager is installed to a non-default installation folder, complete the following additional steps:

  1. Use a text editor (such as Notepad) to open the ConnectorConfig.xml file located in
    <One Identity Quick Connect Sync Engine installation folder>\Q1IMConnector

    This is the file where Quest One Identity Manager connector saves its configuration settings. For more information on these settings, see Quest One Identity Manager Connector configuration file.

  2. Create a new <PathToOneIdentityManagerDlls> XML element in the file and then type the path to the Identity Manager installation folder in that element.

    Example:

    <PathToOneIdentityManagerDlls>C:\IdentityManagerInstallationFolder</PathToOneIdentityManagerDlls>

  3. Save the changes, and then close the .xml file.

    Do one of the following:

  • If you installed One Identity Quick Connect Sync Engine on the Identity Manager computer, restart the Quick Connect Service on that computer.
  • If you installed the Connector Access Service on the Identity Manager computer, restart the service.
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