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This topic describes how to connect Lightweight Directory Access Protocol/Active Directory (LDAP/AD) to PrivaceraCloud for authentication, group and user management, and policy administration.

Add system

  1. Go to Settings > Datasource .

  2. Click ADD SYSTEM.

  3. Enter the system Name and Description. These are user assigned values.

    • Name: A meaningful and unique name.

    • Description (optional): A useful description of this data resource.

  4. Click Save.

Connect application

  1. On your system dialog, click the three dots menu and click Add Application.

  2. In the Application List, click LDAP/AD.

  3. Enter Application Name, Application Description, and Application Code.

    Using the IMPORT PROPERTIES button, you can browse and import application properties.

  4. Complete the remaining fields to connect to your LDAP or AD server.

  5. If you wish to use SSL, then select the LDAP SSL checkbox.

  6. In the LDAP SSL Certificate box, click the upload button and upload SSL certificate.


    Make sure the value for:

    • LDAP Authentication Mechanism is simple or anonymous.


  7. If your LDAP/AD requires additional properties, include them in the Add Custom Properties checkbox.


    LDAP Connector search returns 1000 line items per page by default. For UserSync via LDAP with a large number of users/groups, it is advised to enable paging.

    For more information on how to enable paging for UserSync via LDAP, see step 2 in LDAP, AD, or AAD Connection.

  8. Click the TEST CONNECTION button to check if the connection is successful, and then click Save.

For more information on how to customize user details on synchronization, see Customize User Details on Sync