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Active Directory User Discovery Properties: General Tab

Applies To: System Center Configuration Manager 2007, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R2, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R3, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP1, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP2

Use the General tab of the Configuration Manager 2007 Active Directory User Discovery Properties dialog box to enable the Active Directory User Discovery method and specify which Active Directory containers to search during that discovery.

The General tab contains the following elements:

Enable Active Directory User Discovery
Enables the Active Directory User Discovery method for this site.

Active Directory containers
Specifies the containers that are processed by this discovery method, and the scope of that discovery.

The following options are available for managing the Active Directory containers associated with this method:

  • New icon: Opens the New Active Directory Container dialog box to add a container to the discovery polling list.

  • Property icon: Opens the New Active Directory Container dialog box to view or modify a container from the discovery polling list.

  • Delete icon: Removes the selected container from the discovery polling list.

The following columns are displayed for each Active Directory container in the discovery polling list:

  • Distinguished Name: Specifies the LDAP distinguished name of the Active Directory container.

  • Recursive: Specifies whether or not the discovery method searches child containers of this specific Active Directory container.

  • Group: Specifies whether or not the discovery method includes or excludes objects within groups within its search of this specific Active Directory container.

OK
Saves any changes and exits the dialog box.

Cancel
Exits the dialog box without saving any changes.

Apply
Saves any changes and remains in the dialog box.

Help
Opens the help topic for this tab of the dialog box.

See Also

For additional information, see Configuration Manager 2007 Information and Support.
To contact the documentation team, email SMSdocs@microsoft.com.
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