Prepare Directory Servers: Amazon Simple AD (a component of AWS Directory Service)

Created: 2015-09-25 11:52:42
Modified: 2019-08-16 10:29:54
Tags: Amazon Simple AD System Requirements UnitySync

As of UnitySync v2.5, Discovery and Sync of Amazon Simple AD directory is supported.

Simple AD, a component of Amazon Web Service (AWS), is a Samba-based directory in the cloud which (among other things) contains your Users and Groups. UnitySync is able to Discover (read) Users and Groups from your Simple AD directory. UnitySync is able to write to Simple AD creating contacts.

UnitySync is able to Discover (read) Users and Groups from your Simple AD directory. Data discovered from Simple AD can be written to any Destination LDAP directory or Office 365 (O365) directory, exported to CSV or written to almost any database.

UnitySync is also able to Sync (write) to Simple AD creating contacts. You can discover any supported source type (LDAP directory/CSV/ODBC) and write to your Simple AD, creating contacts.

Syncing with AWS Simple AD can use the same templates as Active Directory in v2.4. As of v2.5, templates specific AWS Simple AD are available.

IMPORTANT NOTE: If using a version of UnitySync previous to v2.5, be sure to select active-dir templates that are NOT mail enabled. Using active-dir templates has not been tested in versions prior to v2.4.

Login ID Syntax

You will need to use the default administrator login in order to read from or write to AWS Simple AD.

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