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Install the Employee Directory Connector (7.1.1)

Before you begin

To have the information necessary for the setup of the Employee Directory Connector (EDC), you need to have already done the following:

Once you've completed the above, follow these steps to install the Employee Directory Connector:
  1. Run the latest TF Manager download. When you click New instance, the ThoughtFarmer configuration wizard window will appear with multiple fields to fill in. The fields are explained in the next steps.
  2. Main Site URL: Enter the URL for your ThoughtFarmer intranet.
  3. API Token: Go to the ThoughtFarmer Administration Panel. In the box on the right, beside API token, click View. If there is a value in the Current token field, copy it and paste it into the API Token field. If there is no value in the Current token field, start typing your name in the Token user field, and click on it when it appears in the dropdown menu. Then click the Generate token button, and copy and paste the token.
  4. Active Directory ID (for forms login): To get the value you need here, you must have already set up a Forms login provider. Go to the Administration panel > Authentication section > Login provider page. Click on the Forms login provider. Under Form configuration, copy the SAML Configuration ID, and paste it into the Active Directory ID field.
  5. SSO ID (for SSO login): To get the value you need here, you must have already set up a SSO login providerGo to the Administration panel > Authentication section > Login provider page. Click on the SSO login provider. Under Windows configuration, copy the SAML Configuration ID, and paste it into the SSO ID field.
  6. Service UID: Go to the Administration panel > Authentication section: Active Directory page. Click on the Active Directory that you are configuring. Under General Settings, copy the GUID, and paste it into the Service UID field.
  7. Click Next and follow the prompts for the rest of the installation.