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This article describes how to associate a preexisting Groove user on Microsoft Office Groove Server 2007 or on Groove Enterprise Management Server with a new entry obtained from a Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) directory server. Active Directory, IPlanet, and Lotus Domino R5 (or later) support LDAP access.
A preexisting Groove identity will not link to a newly added LDAP entry when you synchronize to the LDAP directory server. This behavior occurs because Groove users are not uniquely identified by identity name. Instead, a newly imported user will be created that has the same name or a similar name. At that point, you can convert the LDAP-imported user to the identity of the existing user and maintain all the user's shared workspace memberships.
The established or manually created identity will appear as Active. The imported user will appear as Pending because that user has not been enabled.
To do this for a user running Microsoft Office Groove 2007, follow these steps:
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Article ID: 916396 - Last Review: January 15, 2015 - Revision: 1.0