How do I sync users with Active Directory?

You can integrate Microsoft Azure Active Directory with Openpath to import and sync users automatically.

Note: To set enable this integration, you must have the following set of administrative scopes and permissions in your Azure Active Directory account:

To set up the integration:

  1. Go to and log in
  2. Under Integrations > All Integrations, click on the Microsoft Azure AD tile
  3. Microsoft will prompt you to sign in. Sign in with your Azure AD account credentials and allow Openpath to access your users and groups.
  4. After signing in, you’ll be directed back to Openpath where you can enable the following settings:
    1. Auto-sync every 1 hour/15 minutes – this will sync Openpath with Azure AD once every hour or once every 15 minutes depending on which user management package you're using (see Administration > Account for package details)
    2. Auto-create mobile credential – this will create a mobile credential for every user.
    3. Auto-create cloud key credential – this will create a cloud key credential for every user.
    4. Enable Single Sign-On (SSO) for users with portal access – this will let users log into the Control Center with their Azure credentials.
    5. Only import users from groups that have an Openpath group mapping — if this is enabled, no users will be imported from Azure if they are not assigned to an Openpath group
    6. Auto-remove users from groups — this will remove users from Openpath groups if they no longer exist in Azure groupsazure-settings.png
  5. To map a specific group from Azure to Openpath (required if you enabled Only import users from groups that have an Openpath group mapping), click +Create Group Mapping
    1. Select the group from Azure
    2. Select the group from Openpath
    3. Click +Create Group Mapping
  6. Repeat step 5 until all groups that need to be mapped have been created


After saving, you now have the option to Manually Sync. You can perform this action at any time by clicking the Sync icon on the lower righthand corner of the Microsoft Azure AD tile. 


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