Configure Classification Data Connections

In the Management Portal at Data Model > Data Connections, use Data Connections to synchronize data from an external source with your environment. Use Classification Data Connections to synchronize classifications.

Configuration

Field

Explanation and Tips

Properties tab

In the Data Source field, specify the Data Source that contains the external data that you want to synchronize. You can configure Data Sources in the Setup and Sync Tool.

Mappings tab

Specify which external data you want to synchronize and how.

  • In the Look up people on field, specify the method that identifies people in Ivanti Identity Director AND the external data.
  • In the Using data field field, specify the field or column in the external data that stores this method.
  • In the Assign people to field, specify the organizational context to which you want to assign the people.
  • In the Look up on field, specify the method that identifies organizational context in the external data.
  • In the Using data field field, specify the field or column in the external data that stores this method.
  • In the Path separator field, specify the separator that is used in the external data. This field is only relevant if the data connection looks up on Name or Path + Name.
  • Select Allow deletes for an additional synchronization option. This option is particularly useful if you have synchronized the data connection before.

Diagnostics

View information about the previous synchronization, including its duration and the number of affected records.


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