Active Directory User Import

This section explains how to search and import users from Active Directory into the Syncfusion User Management Server.


Active Directory connection has to be configured in the Active Directory Settings in the General page for importing users.

Users belonging to the System Administrator group only can import Active Directory users into the User Management Server.

Search Users

You can search the Active Directory users with any one of the below properties and choose them to import into the User Management Server.

  • User name
  • First name
  • Last name
  • Email Address
  • Display name

A maximum of 1000 users will be searched and pulled from Active Directory in a single request.

User Management Server will search the users within the specified distinguished name given in the Active Directory settings page and list the search results in the grid.

Import Users from Active Directory Server

Import Users

To import the Active Directory users into the User Management Server, you have to choose the users from the list and click on the Import and Activate button at the top right corner.

User Management Server will import the chosen users and a confirmation message will be displayed.

Success message after imported the Active Directory users

Duplicate Users

Active Directory users who has the same username or email address as that of the User Management Server users (who are already present) will be marked as duplicate users and will not be allowed to import into User Management Server.

Duplicated Active Directory Users

Modify Active Directory Connection

To modify Active Directory configuration settings, click on the Modify link as below

Modify Active Directory Configuration