Active Directory Synchronization Tool

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It is possible to import your Active Directory User database – by synchronization – into your XMedius cloud platform environment, using the AD Sync tool.

Installation/Update Instructions

First Installation/Configuration

See the dedicated Article: Synchronizing Users from Active Directory.


  1. Backup all configuration files (located in <adsync_home>/config) to a temporary folder.
  2. If you previously customized the file <addync_home>/libs/http/, Backup this file as well to a temporary folder.
  3. Decompress the zip file to the <adsync_home> folder, overwrite all the files.
  4. Restore the configuration files copied in step 1.
  5. Restore the file copied in step 2.

If you need to perform further configurations after updating the AD Sync tool, see the article referenced above.

Change History

Version Release Date Summary
1.0.5 2017-09-19
  • The AD Sync Tool now tries to re-process all entries that were not successfully synchronized during the previous script execution.
  • The Country attribute of AD users can now be properly synchronized to the portal.

    Note that existing AD Sync configuration file needs to be manually updated in addition to the fix: in attributes_mapping, change the country value from "co" to "c".

  • The DistinguishedNameExtractor has been improved to properly parse the DN if the OU contains an escaped comma.
  • Other minor improvements and fixes.
1.0.4 2015-08-07
  • The AD Sync Tool can now be configured to disable automatic sending of password setup emails to newly created users
1.0.1 2014-02-12
  • Initial Public Release


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