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Active Directory importer can import, historize and process monitoring data from Amazon Webservices.


You can find the configuration option in at Environment settings > OneImporter > Configurations > Active Directory.

Here you can edit all existing configurations, create new configurations or delete existing configurations. To add a new configuration enter a Name for your importer and an Entity suffix (default: -active-directory) to clearly identify your Active Directory entities.
Note that the Entity suffix is fixed and cannot be changed afterwards.

Click Add to proceed to the configuration.

To edit an existing configurations click the arrow on the left of your importer name to expand the configuration options.

Following configuration options are available:

Field Description Advice
Name Meaningful name Add the word "Active Directory" to identify importer when viewing the logs
Active Option to activate and deactivate the configuration. Data is only imported if the configuration is activated.
URL Active Directory server to connect to
Port Active Directory server port to connect to Default: 389
Base DN The root DN from which all searches will be performed e.g. dc=example,dc=com
Username An account name capbable of performing the operations desired
Password Password for the given user
Import empty containers Should containes with no childs be imported Default: false
Entities Select all required entities
Instance modification Before saving an Instance, it can be modified to adjust attribute names and values (mask, hash, delete, regex, rename).
Executing OneImporter Select a OneImporter to import the data based on the importer configuration. Requires installed OneImporter: Installation instruction
Schedule time (cron format) Determine the frequency of imports in CRON format Learn more about CRON format:

Table: Active Directory configuration parameter


The following image is an example of a Active Directory configuration: Active Directory importer configuration Figure: Example of a Active Directory configuration



The OneImporter imports Active Directory data based on a specific configuration into entities with a suffix defined by you (default: active-directory). To view the imported instances in, select 'Asset & Configuration Repository → Instance Viewer'. There you can select your specific instance and click it for a detailed view in the instance history viewer.

The following image is an example of imported Active Directory data: Active Directory instance overview
Figure: Overview of Active Directory instance and topology of related instances (right) Active Directory instance overview
Figure: Topology of related instances