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Import Users from LDAP Directory Subfolders

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Import Users from LDAP Directory Subfolders

Individual or lists of recipients can be imported by NPrinting and become an integral part of an NPrinting file. Sources include text and Excel files, databases, and LDAP directories. Here is how to import from LDAP directory subfolders.

For the purposes of this tutorial you must:

  • launch NPrinting
  • open an NPrinting file
  • know the IP address of an LDAP directory server, port number, and authentication protocol
  • have proper credentials
  • know the directory structure parameters
    
    
        
          

Begin Defining Recipient Import Operation

                    
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  1. Select Recipients
  2. Select Recipient Imports
  3. Click on Recipient Import
        
        
        
          

Select Import Type

                    
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Open "Import from Directory Service" Dialog Window and Begin Entering Parameters

                    
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  1. Click on From Directory Service in the Import section of the menu bar
  2. Enter the IP address of your LDAP directory or Windows Active Directory server
  3. Enter the Port number
  4. Select the appropriate authentication protocol
  5. Put a check in the Use current user credentials box or enter the credentials you have been furnished
        
        
        
          

Connect and Select Base Parameters

                    
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  1. Click on Connect. If all of the above parameters are correct, the Base drop-down menu will open automatically
  2. Select the appropriate Base parameter combination
        
        
        
          

Select Path Parameter

                    
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  1. Click on the arrow at the extreme right of the Path field
  2. Select the appropriate Path parameter
        
        
        
          

Conclude Defining Source

                    
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Click on the Execute button

        
        
        
          

Import Recipient(s)

                    
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  1. Click on Import
  2. Click on Save

Recipients can be added to or eliminated from the list by using the green '+' and red '-'. When you have finished adjusting the list, click on Import  to import the recipients that you have specified. Click on Save to save this specified group of recipient import operation parameters in the Recipient Imports list.

        
        
        
          

Save and Close

                    
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Click on the Save and Close icon

        
        
    
  
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tim_becker
New Contributor

Hi,

is it also possible to import groups from LDAP-Directory or can I only import users?

Thanks for a short answer an best regards

Tim Becker

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Only recipients can be imported from LDAP, not the groups. The groups can be created in NPrinting manually.

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tomerdagan123
New Contributor III

So let me understand this one - from active directory (LDAP) we can only import full name and Email?

What about department field for example?

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