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AD Attributes givse the ability to insert/maintain database values, from UMS, in Active Directory.
 
AD Attributes givse the ability to insert/maintain database values, from UMS, in Active Directory.
  
== Prerequisites ==
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==Prerequisites==
  
=== Supported administrative systems ===
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===Supported administrative systems===
 
All
 
All
  
=== Module requirements ===
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===Module requirements===
 
Active Directory required
 
Active Directory required
  
=== Testing after setup ===
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===Testing after setup===
 
Create an AD-Attribute setting with atleast one AD-Attribute value set. Connect the setting to a Template and run RunTemplates. The attribute should now be set in AD.
 
Create an AD-Attribute setting with atleast one AD-Attribute value set. Connect the setting to a Template and run RunTemplates. The attribute should now be set in AD.
  
=== What to have ready ===
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===What to have ready===
* UMS must be installed and data from administrative system must be available.
 
  
* Access to AD must be available.
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*UMS must be installed and data from administrative system must be available.
  
== Installation ==
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*Access to AD must be available.
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==Installation==
 
Install [[UMS]].
 
Install [[UMS]].
  
== Technical settings ==
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==Technical settings==
 
To add AD-Attribute setting in Configurator press “Edit existing template”:
 
To add AD-Attribute setting in Configurator press “Edit existing template”:
 
[[File:Umsconfigurator.png|none|thumb]]
 
[[File:Umsconfigurator.png|none|thumb]]
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Add AD-Attributes setting:
 
Add AD-Attributes setting:
 
[[File:Adattributesadd.png|none|thumb]]
 
[[File:Adattributesadd.png|none|thumb]]
* Description: AD-Attribute setting name.
 
  
* Attribute: Active Directory field to be set.
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*Description: AD-Attribute setting name.
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*Attribute: Active Directory field to be set.
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*Lookup method:  Method for getting database value, ”First found occurrence”, ”Concatenate all occurrences” or ”Concatenate all occurrences – With pre and post DB”.
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*Prefix:  Fixed text before database field.
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*Generator: Database field to insert, ex. ”STUDIENR” or ”ElevAfdelingsKode”.
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*Suffix:  Fixed text after database field.
  
* Lookup method:  Method for getting database value, ”First found occurrence”, ”Concatenate all occurrences” or ”Concatenate all occurrences – With pre and post DB”.
 
* Prefix:  Fixed text before database field.
 
* Generator: Database field to insert, ex. ”STUDIENR” or ”ElevAfdelingsKode”.
 
* Suffix:  Fixed text after database field.
 
 
To add attribute to setting, press Add
 
To add attribute to setting, press Add
 
[[File:Adattributesadd2.png|none|thumb]]
 
[[File:Adattributesadd2.png|none|thumb]]
  
 
The following options are set after attribute has been added to setting:
 
The following options are set after attribute has been added to setting:
* Update Users:  The AD-Attribute will be updated everytime RunTemplates runs. Update user only.
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** This option is set by default, can be removed.
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*Update Users:  The AD-Attribute will be updated everytime RunTemplates runs. Update user only.
* Update Groups:  AD-Attribute will be updated everytime RunTemplates runs. Update group only.
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**This option is set by default, can be removed.
* LowerCase:  All in lower case.
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*Update Groups:  AD-Attribute will be updated everytime RunTemplates runs. Update group only.
* UpperCase:  All in upper case.
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*LowerCase:  All in lower case.
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*UpperCase:  All in upper case.
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*Append: This only works for strings and multi value attributes like proxyAddresses
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When all attributes have been added, press Ok to save the setting, or Cancel to discard changes and exit.
 
When all attributes have been added, press Ok to save the setting, or Cancel to discard changes and exit.
  
== FAQ ==
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==FAQ==
  
=== How do i delete an AD-Attribute? ===
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===How do i delete an AD-Attribute?===
 
If added attribute is wrong or not needed anymore, it can be deleted. Mark the attribute row and press ”Del” on your keyboard. Press “OK” to save and exit.
 
If added attribute is wrong or not needed anymore, it can be deleted. Mark the attribute row and press ”Del” on your keyboard. Press “OK” to save and exit.
 
[[File:How do i delete an AD-Attribute.png|none|thumb]]
 
[[File:How do i delete an AD-Attribute.png|none|thumb]]

Latest revision as of 13:48, 31 May 2021

AD Attributes givse the ability to insert/maintain database values, from UMS, in Active Directory.

Prerequisites

Supported administrative systems

All

Module requirements

Active Directory required

Testing after setup

Create an AD-Attribute setting with atleast one AD-Attribute value set. Connect the setting to a Template and run RunTemplates. The attribute should now be set in AD.

What to have ready

  • UMS must be installed and data from administrative system must be available.
  • Access to AD must be available.

Installation

Install UMS.

Technical settings

To add AD-Attribute setting in Configurator press “Edit existing template”:

Umsconfigurator.png

Press “AD Attributes”:

Adattributes.png

Press “Manage…” followed by “Add…” in the form that pops up.

Adattributessettings.png

Add AD-Attributes setting:

Adattributesadd.png
  • Description: AD-Attribute setting name.
  • Attribute: Active Directory field to be set.
  • Lookup method:  Method for getting database value, ”First found occurrence”, ”Concatenate all occurrences” or ”Concatenate all occurrences – With pre and post DB”.
  • Prefix:  Fixed text before database field.
  • Generator: Database field to insert, ex. ”STUDIENR” or ”ElevAfdelingsKode”.
  • Suffix:  Fixed text after database field.

To add attribute to setting, press Add

Adattributesadd2.png

The following options are set after attribute has been added to setting:

  • Update Users:  The AD-Attribute will be updated everytime RunTemplates runs. Update user only.
    • This option is set by default, can be removed.
  • Update Groups:  AD-Attribute will be updated everytime RunTemplates runs. Update group only.
  • LowerCase:  All in lower case.
  • UpperCase:  All in upper case.
  • Append: This only works for strings and multi value attributes like proxyAddresses

When all attributes have been added, press Ok to save the setting, or Cancel to discard changes and exit.

FAQ

How do i delete an AD-Attribute?

If added attribute is wrong or not needed anymore, it can be deleted. Mark the attribute row and press ”Del” on your keyboard. Press “OK” to save and exit.

How do i delete an AD-Attribute.png