Prerequisites for Installing HENNGE Directory Sync Tool


For customers that wish to install the HENNGE Directory Sync Tool and synchronize users from Active Directory (AD) to HENNGE Access Control.


This article describes the operating requirements to install HENNGE Directory Sync Tool.


1. The content of this article is based on product specifications as of December 2021 and is revised in accordance with future updates without advanced notice.

2. The HENNGE Directory Sync Tool utilizes the proxy settings specified in the Internet Options. To configure the proxy settings, please log on to the server as the service startup account.
For more details about the proxy setting, please refer to section "2. Network" shown here.


Installation Requirements

1. Client Side Requirements

1.1. A Windows / Windows Server machine being supported by Microsoft and participating in a domain managed by Active Directory;


1.2. A machine that is an Active Directory domain controller and a Windows / Windows Server supported by Microsoft.

2. Software Requirements

2.1. .NET Framework 4.0 or above.

2.2. Windows PowerShell 3.0 or above.

2.3. The latest version of the Active Directory module in Windows PowerShell.

3. Network Requirements

3.1. HTTPS (443) Port is opened for external communication.

3.2. No auto-configuration scripts are used on the proxy server.

3.3. During connection, authentication is not required.

3.4. If the HENNGE Directory Sync Tool is not installed on the Active Directory Domain Controller, please ensure that the Active Directory Domain Controller satisfies the Communication Port requirements mentioned within the article written by Microsoft below.

How to configure a firewall for Active Directory domains and trusts

4. Requirements for Active Directory Domain Controller

4.1. A Windows Server supported by Microsoft.

4.2. The attribute [ unixUserPassword ] exists in the Active Directory user attributes.

4.3. Active Directory WEB Service is running.


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