Import hosts via Active Directory

This article will go through how to connect your Active Directory to VisitLog.

1. Active Directory settings

  1. Open VisitLog Manager and go to Administration.
  1. Next, go to General settings.
  1. Select Active Directory settings.
  1. Enter your Active Directory credentials here:
    • AD Name: Set a name to your connection.
    • Server name: Enter the IP adress or server name to the active directory.
    • LDAP root: Enter the LDAP root.
    • Enter a Port or use SSL/TLS and Username and Password if your AD requires that.
    • Finally hit Load listboxes.
  2. After successful connection you’ll se all available OU, select the ones you want to import. By hitting View Users you’ll be able to ser users in the selected OU.
  3. Finally hit Import Now to import users to VisitLog.

2. Active Directory filter

It is possible to apply a filter to the selected OU to sort out the desired hosts.

  1. Double-click on the selected OU
  2. Insert appropriate LDAP-Syntax, Example: (OU=Users,OU=MyBusiness,DC=domain,DC=local)
  3. Insert desired filter, Example: ((&(objectClass=user)(objectCategory=person)(memberOf=cn=VLHost,ou=Security Groups,ou=MyBusiness,dc=domain,dc=local))
Updated on August 23, 2023

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