Combine data from similar Active Directory groups in different OUs

Data connections can synchronize data from an external source with your environment. You can synchronize Active Directory groups with the same name that are located in different OUs, and have different pre-Windows 2000 names.


  1. In the Setup and Sync Tool at Data Model > Data Sources, configure an Active Directory Groups data source.
  2. In the Management Portal at Data Model > Data Connections, configure an organization data connection.
  3. On the Properties tab, select the Active Directory Groups data source in the Data Source field.
  4. On the Mappings tab, set the field Look up on to either Name or Path+Name.
  5. Map the Key property:
  6. Configure the remaining fields as usual.
  7. Synchronize the data connection.

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