Import Active Directory users on demand

Manually import Active DirectoryActive Directory (AD) is a directory service that Microsoft developed for the Windows domain networks. It is included in most Windows Server operating systems as a set of processes and services. Initially, Active Directory was only in charge of centralized domain management. (AD) users when new users are added or removed, or their information changes.

  1. On the Okta AdminAn abbreviation of administrator. This is the individual(s) who have access to the Okta Administrator Dashboard. They control the provisioning and deprovisioning of end users, the assigning of apps, the resetting of passwords, and the overall end user experience. Only administrators have the Administration button on the upper right side of the My Applications page. Console, click Directory > Directory Integrations > Active Directory.
  2. Click the Import tab.
  3. Click Import Now.
  4. Select which type of import you want to do:
  5. Click Import.

AD users are imported and a summary of the number of imported users and groupsGroups allow you to organize your end users and the apps they can access. Assigning apps to large sets of end users is made easier with groups. appears.

  1. Click OK.
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