Active Directory Sync

You can import users and user groups using a directory service to Sophos Central.

In Settings, on the Active Directory Sync page, you can select the directory service you want to use.

  • There is a link so you can download the latest installer for setting up synchronization with Active Directory
  • In Endpoint Protection and Email Gateway you can use Azure Active Directory synchronization instead.
    Note If you are using Office 365 you must use Azure Active Directory synchronization.

For instructions on setting up Active Directory synchronization, see the Active Directory setup instructions. Once you have set up synchronization you can review its status and other settings.

For instructions on configuring Azure Active Directory synchronization, see the Azure Active Directory setup instructions. Once you have set up synchronization you can review its status and other settings.

Note Azure Active Directory synchronization does not support Azure Active Directories that contain data migrated from on-premise Active Directories.
Note Sophos Azure Active Directory synchronization can be used with Sophos Endpoint Protection and Sophos Email. It has not been tested with other Sophos products.