Configure communication between PingDataSync and the LDAPLDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) An open, cross platform protocol used for interacting with directory services. source servers with the prepare-endpoint-server tool. If user accounts do not exist, this tool creates the appropriate user account and its privileges. Also, because the source is an PingDirectory server, this tool enables the changelog.

The prepare-endpoint-server tool can only be used on LDAP directory servers. For the SCIM server, manually create a sync user entry.

Run the prepare-endpoint-server command to set up communication between PingDataSync and the source server(s). The tool will prompt for the bind distinguished name (DN)distinguished name (DN)DN A name uniquely identifying an object within the hierarchy of a directory tree. and password to create the user account and enable the change log.

$ bin/prepare-endpoint-server \
  --hostname \
  --port 636 \
  --useSSL \
  --trustAll \
  --syncServerBindDN "cn=Sync User,cn=Root DNs,cn=config" \
  --syncServerBindPassword "password" \
  --baseDN "dc=example,dc=com" \