Automatically populate user's AD profile information using modification rules

Automatically populate user's AD profile information using modification rules

Users can update their personal information such as mobile number, address, photo, etc., store in Active Directory attributes using ADSelfService Plus' Self-Service Directory Update feature. Once the feature is enabled, users can use the Profile tab in the ADSelfService Plus user portal to update the required information. Based on the profile information updated in some of the fields by the users, admins can set other fields to auto-populate using the Modification Rules feature offered in ADSelfService Plus.

To set business logics for individual layouts:

  1. Click Configuration Self-Service Directory Self Service > Self-Update Layout.
  2. Click the Create New Layout icon on right top corner.
  3. Click Modification Rules tab in the top right corner of the screen.
  4. Click Create New Rule button.
  5. You can add multiple rules for any layout.
    Note: To add multiple rules, click the Add Rule button in the top of the tab. To delete an existing rule, click the Delete Rule icon at the end of the rule name line.
  6. To add conditions to check against user’s self-update information, click on the link Add Conditions.
    Note: By default, no conditions are assigned. You can however, assign values to particular attributes, which will be applicable to all AD users.
  7. Select the attribute and the condition that has to be satisfied to trigger the self-update.
    Note: You can add multiple conditions to be checked when users update their profile and link them using “AND” or “OR”.
    Based on the above example, select "Title" from the description field, and enter the terms "Accountant" and "Finance Controller" as two different conditions.
  8. In the Assign Values section, enter the values for other attributes that have to be auto-populated when the conditions in the previous step are met. In the case of the above example, select "Department" in the "Assign Values" field and the change that you wish to auto-populate, i.e., "Finance".
  9. Click “Save” and complete your Self-Update layout.

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