Configure the integration with Active Directory
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Configure the integration with Active Directory


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CA Client Automation - IT Client Manager CA Client Automation


How to add Active Directories to the Client Automation's Domain Manager, enabling selection of AD users and User/Computer Groups?


Client Automation - All Versions


CA Client Automation can be configured to utilize Active Directory for granting/assigning rights within the product.

  • Open the DSM Explorer and expand Control Panel->Directory Integration. Select 'Add Directory'

  • Step 1 - Click 'Next'

  • Step 2 - Enter the 'Directory Name' (Ex: and 'Directory Type' (i.e., 'Active Directory'), then click 'Next'

  • Step 3 - Confirm that the server name and the port settings used are correct and click 'Next'

  • Step 4 - Enter the user name and password of an account with valid credentials on the directory being explored and click 'Next'

  • Step 5 - Confirm the 'Base directory node' and click 'Next'

  • Step 6 - Click 'Next'

  • Step 7 - Click 'Next'

  • Step 8 - Click 'Finish' to enable selection of AD accounts and user and computer groups within CA Client Automation   

Additional Information

The Active Directory Integration will be assigned to the System Engine as an Engine Task: Default Directory Synchronization Job 

This task will import the Active Directory data. By default, it is scheduled to run 'Once A week', which can be changed.


CA IT Client Manager(ITCM) - ITCM & Active Directory Integration