To export user information from an Active Directory, you will need access rights to run the CSVDE tool on the Windows Server running the Active Directory in your domain.
CSVDE -f filename.csv -r (objectclass=person) -L "userPrincipalName, givenName, sn, mail"
This command will export into a file with name “filename.csv” the following information:
userPrincipalName – username
mail – e-mail address
givenName – first name
sn – last name
Once you have this file you can import users into your Brosix private IM network. Go to the Web Control Panel – Users – Import/Export tab.
You can also automate this process using Brosix LDAP Sync Tool
User accounts that you import into Brosix must meet these requirements: