Active Directory Sync: What data is used?

Understand the technical background to the Active Directory Sync and how your data is used.

Accessing your Active Directory

The SwipedOn Active Directory sync agent can only query user LDAP/Active Directory information. It does not ever write or update to your Active Directory server. The local agent will call your Active Directory as per the settings you provide on setup. 

Once a query is made to the local Windows Server a simple and limited JSON result will be provided to the installed sync agent in the following format:


This will never include sensitive information such as passwords.  Once the local application has this information it will cleaned/formatted and compared before using and sending to SwipedOn’s servers. Information will be formatted and sent to SwipedOn in the following format:

Data diagram