Active Directory Data Integration

Active Directory data can be integrated and synchronized codeless with various external systems, on premises or in the cloud, using the  Layer2 Cloud Connector.


Learn on this page how the data integration of Active Directory is working with the Layer2 Cloud Connector. Make use of the benefits and features of this data integration tool by trying it out yourself: Free Trial Registration

Active Directory integration - how it works

In fact, you only need to do the 5 following steps to get your integration started


1: Set up your connection direction as required: one-way or two-way.


2: Set up your data source, in this case, Active Directory.


3: Set up your target, for example, a Microsoft SharePoint list or library.


4: Set up your mapping.


5: Run your connection!


Step 1 Active Directory connection setup
Step 2 Active Directory integration source setup
Step 2.5 Active Directory integration connection string setup
Step 3 Active Directory integration target setup
Step 4 Active Directory integration mapping
Step 5 Active Directory data integration start
Preview data of Active Directory integration
Active Directory integration ready
Finished Active Directory integration

Benefits of using the Layer2 Cloud Connector for your Active Directory data integration

Time saving

Quick and easy installation in just minutes. Combine your data automatically in the background and benefit of better insights and greater revenues.

Multi-talent tool

Sync your Active Directory data one-way or two-way locally or cloud-based and use it for migration, backup, or permanent synchronization projects. It is up to you.

High security

There is no access to your corporate data from the internet and no data transfer will occur to 3rd-parties. You have the full control.

Many settings options

Use the Layer2 Cloud Connector in a very easy and simple way, or benefit from customizable options and features. You decide.

Many data provider included

Even easier: Use our own customized providers for common systems. Many more vendor-specific or 3rd party ADO.NET data providers are supported as well.

Cost-effective licensing

3 fully-featured product editions are available: Personal Edition (for one conncetion only), Professional Edition, and Enterprise Edition as our one-stop-shop solution. Have a look at the Buy Now Page.

Active Directory Connection Settings & Intro tutorials

You can find here the Connection Settings for Active Directory differentiated according to their provider. Click on the respective intro tutorials to get the whole "how-to-connect" documentation on a concrete example with SharePoint.



Connection Settings for the Active Directory Provider:


 "How-to-connect" documentation of Active Directory & SharePoint with the Active Diretory Provider:


Intro Tutorial


Connection String Example



Select Statement Example



Connection Settings for the OleDb Data Provider:


 "How-to-connect" documentation of Active Directory & SharePoint with the OleDb Data Provider: Diretory Provider:


Intro Tutorial

Connection String Example


Provider=ADSDSOObject;User Id=myUsername;Password=myPassword;;

Select Statement Example


SELECT displayname, title, name, objectSID, ADSPath, givenName, sn, cn, company, department, l, mail, telephoneNumber From 'LDAP://myserver.mydomain.lokal/OU=MyOU, OU=Users,OU=MySubOU, DC=MyDomain,DC=lokal' WHERE objectClass='user' AND objectCategory='Person'

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