Before you can synchronize your Google domain with your Microsoft® Active Directory® or LDAP directory server, you must configure the synchronization settings using the Configuration Manager in Google Cloud Directory Sync (GCDS). The configuration information is stored in an XML file.
After you set up a synchronization, in Configuration Manager, you can:
Then you can:
- Automate synchronizations from the command line.
- Schedule automatic synchronizations using third-party software.
Most administrators run their first synchronization manually to test the process. When you find what works for your organization, you can set up automatic scheduling for future synchronizations.