You can import groups to your vCloud Director Provider organization from a previously configured LDAP or SAML identity provider.

Procedure

  1. From the main menu (Menu), select Administration.
  2. In the left panel, under Provider Access Control, click Groups.
  3. Click Import Groups.
  4. From the Source drop-down menu, select your identity provider type.
    Can be LDAP or SAML.

    If you configured only one identity provider, this option is hard-coded.


  5. Specify the users.
    Option Description
    LDAP
    1. Enter a full or partial name of a group and click Search.
    2. From the search results, select the groups that you want to import.
    3. From the Assign Role drop-down menu, select a role for the users in the imported groups.
    SAML
    1. Enter the names of the groups that you want to import in the name identifier format supported by the SAML identity provider.

      Use a new line for each group name.

    2. From the Assign Role drop-down menu, select a role for the users in the imported groups.
  6. Click Save.