Note: If you want to update the organizational structure in Management Center, start
with step 4.
In the SafeGuard Management Center, select Tools >
Select the Directory tab and click
In LDAP Authentication, do the following:
For Server name or IP, enter the NetBIOS
name of the domain controller or its IP address.
For User Credentials, enter your Windows
user name and password for the environment.
Note: For Windows single computers, a directory must be shared to enable
a connection through LDAP.
Click Users and Computers.
In the left-hand navigation window, click the root directory
Root [filter is active].
In the action area on the right, select the
Select the required directory from the Directory DSN
list and click the magnifier icon (top right).
A graphical representation of the Active Directory structure of the
organizational units (OU) in your company is displayed.
Check the organizational units (OU) to be synchronized. You do not need to
import the entire contents of the Active Directory.
To also synchronize memberships, select the check box
To also synchronize the user enabled state, select the check box
Synchronize user enabled state.
When you synchronize disabled user accounts from Active Directory, they are
disabled in SafeGuard Enterprise as well. For security reasons, re-enabling the
account in Active Directory and synchronizing it again does not enable the user
account in SafeGuard Enterprise automatically. To synchronize these accounts as
well, you have to activate the Synchronize user enabled
At the bottom of the action area, click
When synchronizing users and their group memberships, the membership to a
"primary group" is not synchronized as it is not visible for the
The domains are synchronized. Synchronization details are displayed. Click on the
message displayed in the status bar beneath the buttons on the left to view a
synchronization protocol. Click on the protocol, to copy it to the clipboard and
paste it into an e-mail or file.
Note: If elements have been moved from one subtree to another in Active Directory,
both subtrees have to be synchronized with the SQL database. Synchronizing just
one subtree will result in deleting instead of moving the objects.