Tutorial Video: Manage Users and Groups with AD Bridge

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Are you interested in learning about how JumpCloud’s AD Bridge functionality can make it easy to manage users and groups? If so, then you should check out our tutorial video on the topic, “Manage Users and Groups with AD Bridge.”

What is the AD Bridge?

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JumpCloud’s AD Bridge, also known as a cloud identity bridge, is a tool that organizations with an Active Directory® (AD) installation can use to connect their non Windows and remote applications and systems, to AD. This means that IT admins will no longer need to deal with the challenges of managing siloed identities or having unprotected systems in the office. With this tool, users and groups are kept in sync with JumpCloud’s Directory-as-a-Service® (DaaS), and any updates that are performed in Active Directory are automatically pushed to the instance in JumpCloud. Password updates, group membership changes, account terminations – any change made in AD get reflected in DaaS.

Then, once the user identity is replicated into JumpCloud through the AD Bridge, they can easily be extended to cloud infrastructure and non-Microsoft systems through our many supported protocols and services (e.g., SAML, LDAP, RADIUS, System Agents). Whether it’s remote employees, Mac or Linux systems, or cloud and non-Microsoft applications, everything can be easily connected back to the AD instance.

The core of this functionality is understanding how to manage users and groups with the AD bridge, and is the reason we decided to create a tutorial video on the topic. Check out the video below for a detailed explanation of how the process works.

Manage Users and Groups with AD Bridge

In this video, our associate product manager Kyle Randolph provides a step-by-step walkthrough explaining the user and group management process with the AD Bridge.

Specifically, in this video we will discuss:

  1. The JumpCloud and JumpCloud Administrator security groups and usage.
  2. User and Group creation in JumpCloud from Active Directory.
  3. User activation process in JumpCloud.
  4. Removing a User and Group from the JumpCloud security group.

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Jon Griffin works as a writer for JumpCloud, an organization focused on bringing centralized IT to the modern organization. He graduated with a degree in Professional and Technical Writing from the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, and is an avid learner of new technology from cloud-based innovations to VR and more.

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