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Getting Started > Managing Device Users & Attributes

Scheduling user import from Microsoft Active Directory to Miradore

Updated on September 20th, 2022

Miradore connector for Microsoft Active Directory is used to import user information from Active Directory to Miradore. This article explains how you can schedule the connector to run repeatedly.

Before you start

  • Make sure the connector is located on a server, which has access to Active Directory and Miradore.

Instructions

  1. Open Windows Task Scheduler on the Server.

    Task scheduler on the Windows Start-menu

  2. Create a Scheduled Task.

    Creating a scheduled task

  3. Name the task and select to run it also when the user is not logged on. For running the connector, it is recommended to use a domain service account that has the "password never expires" setting enabled.

    General task settings

  4. Create a Trigger for the Scheduled Task.

    Task triggers view

  5. Set a preferred schedule for the Trigger. In the picture, the connector is set to run daily at 1 AM.

    Creating a new daily trigger

  6. Create an Action for the Scheduled Task.

    Actions tab during the creation of a task

  7. Click Browse and find the path to the extracted connector (e.g. C:MiradoreConnectorForMicrosoftActiveDirectorymdadconnector.exe).

    Editing an action

  8. Run the Scheduled Task to verify it works without problems.

    Run command shown on task scheduler

  9. The result for the task should be 0x0 if the connector was executed successfully.

    The results of the tasks after running it

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

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