Step By Step Guide To Configure miniOrange Directory Sync Add-On For WordPress


  • The Directory Sync Add-on works with the Advanced Role Mapping or Multiple LDAP directories version of the premium plugin.

  • To download the LDAP Directory Sync Add-on. Login to your miniOrange Admin Console.
  • Navigate to License >> Manage License >> Plugin Releases and Downloads. Download the add-on zip files and paste it in the Plugins Directory of your WordPress site.

Step 1: Install miniOrange Directory Sync Add-on

From your WordPress dashboard

  • Go to PluginsAdd New.
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  • Click on Upload Plugin and choose the downloaded plugin zip.
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  • After installing the Directory Sync Add-on, activate the Add-on from your Plugins page.
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Step 2: Setup miniOrange Directory Sync Add-on

Configure LDAP to WordPress Sync:

  • After sucessfully activating the add-on, click on Directory Sync in the left hand panel it will navigate you to the default LDAP to WordPress Sync tab under Configure Sync Options.

  • Enable Use the Search base and Search filter from the Base Plugin in case you want to configure same Search base and Search filter that is configured in the LDAP/AD Login for Intranet plugin.

  • Search Base: This is the LDAP Tree under which Directory Sync Add-on will search for the users. Provide the distinguished name(DN) of the User Base object.
    eg. cn=Users,dc=domain,dc=com.

  • Username Attribute: Specify the LDAP attribute name here. The configured LDAP attribute value will be used as username for the users while creating new wordpress users.

  • Search Filter: You can write your own search filter. While searching for users, the configured LDAP attribute in the search filter will be matched to see if the user exists.

  • Unsync Wordpress Users not present in LDAP: By enabling this option, users which do not exist in LDAP, will be deleted from WordPress. It is recommended to keep this option disable unless the users in WordPress and LDAP are in perfect sync.

  • LDAP to WP Sync Frequency: The LDAP to WP sync can be scheduled on Hourly, Daily or Twice Daily basis.

  • Sync Interval: Delay between sync of two users. This is in milliseconds and the minimum value should be 10ms.

  • Select Timezone: Select the timezone to run the sync according to your timezone.

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Configure WordPress to LDAP Sync:

  • Select Your Directory Server: Select you directory server from dropdown.
  • User Base: This is the LDAP Tree under which we will create/update the users for synchronization. Provide the distinguished name of the Search Base object.
    eg. cn=Users,dc=domain,dc=com.

  • Delete User in LDAP when deleted in WordPess: This option is disabled by default. When you enable this option, if you delete any user from WordPress it will also get deleted from the LDAP.

  • Password Hash Algorithm: Algorithm used by directory system to hash the plaintext password.

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LDAP to WP Scheduled Sync: The users present in LDAP Search Base will be Synced from LDAP to WordPress and the existing users will be updated.

  • To enable Scheduled Sync, go to LDAP to WP Scheduled Sync tab and Enable Enable Scheduled sync.
  • For LDAP to WordPress One Time Sync, go to LDAP to WP Scheduled Sync tab and click on Sync button.
  • You can see the LDAP to WordPress user sync progress in Sync Progress section.
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WordPress to LDAP Sync: Sync the existing WordPress users to LDAP.

  • In WP to LDAP Sync tab enter the range of id's of WordPress users and click on Sync Users.

  • A list of users within selected range will be displayed where you can select the users you want to Sync from WordPress to LDAP and click on Sync Users. The Selected users will be synced to the configured Search Base.

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WP to LDAP Sync Reports: This report shows the status of the last sync from WordPress to LDAP.

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