Active Directory is a directory service for systems of the Windows family - Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003 and Windows 2000, which is an implementation of the standard protocols and directory names - LDAP. Server with installed and active Active Directory is promoted to a domain controller for a specified domain. The Xopero QNAP Appliance enables integration with Active Directory. The configuration of integration with AD is not required for proper work of the Xopero system.
Active Directory users mapping
In order to assign permissions to Active Directory users run Xopero Management Center on the domain controller. Then click on Active Directory users mapping button marked on a screenshot below.
Active Directory - Users settings window will appear, it contains a list of available domain controller users. At this moment you need to define, to which group the user(whose account will be performed backup) will be assigned.
Available groups are Endpoint and additionally, depends on bought license version - Server. Endpoint group enables members of it local data and mailbox from MS Outlook. While Server expands those possibilities for advanced copies.
Active Directory Agent application is designed for installation on domain controller users accounts. This is the version of Agent dedicated to working in an Active Directory environment, it works only in the active user session Active Directory.