How to Import Users from Active Directory (AD) using FingerTec Ingress/ TCMS V3 software

Thursday, October 19, 2017 FingerTec 0 Comments



Introduction
There are multiple ways for admins to import users into FingerTec Ingress/TCMS V3. One of the method is by importing users from the Active Directory (AD). Active Directory is a directory service available in Windows, which contains information such as users, computers and groups.

You can find this option at Users > Import from AD.
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How to Import Users from Active Directory (AD) using FingerTec Ingress software

Before you can import the users into FingerTec Ingress/TCMS V3, you need to ensure that the computer used is within the domain network as well as the fact that you are logged in as the domain user and have the rights to access the Active Directory Information.

1. Make sure that the computer used is within the domain network. Please refer to Figure 1 below.

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Figure 1


  1. Login to the computer by using Domain users, e.g.:Domain\user. Please refer to Figure 2 below.

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Figure 2

3.    Please make sure that the user login has the rights to access the Active Directory information.

4.    Open Ingress software and proceed to import the users from AD. Fill in the LDAP information and click Connect. Refer to Figure 3 below.
*Please consult with your System Administrator to obtain the LDAP connection information.

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Figure 3

5. Once successfully connected, you will see a drop down menu options for you to choose and match them with the columns available.

6. Next, click Populate User to obtain the user's information. All imported users’ information will be displayed at the table as per Figure 3. Please click Download to complete the import process.

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Figure 4

Figure 4 shows the example of user’s information available at the Active Directory server.

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