Active Directory Integration Guides and Tutorials

A list of guides and tutorials for connecting to and working with live Active Directory data.

CData Software connectivity tools provide access to live Active Directory data from popular BI, analytics, ETL, and custom applications, offering our customers access to their data wherever they want. Below you will find a list of guides and tutorials for integrating with live Active Directory data.

Integration Use-Cases

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Business Intelligence & Analytics


ProductTechnologyArticle Title
Alteryx DesignerODBCPrepare, Blend, and Analyze Active Directory in Alteryx Designer
Amazon QuickSightCloud HubBuild Interactive Dashboards from Active Directory in Amazon QuickSight
Aqua Data StudioJDBCConnect to Active Directory in Aqua Data Studio
BirstJDBCBuild Visualizations of Active Directory in Birst
BIRTJDBCDesign BIRT Reports on Active Directory
Clear AnalyticsODBCBuild Charts with Active Directory in Clear Analytics
Microsoft ExcelExcelExcel Spreadsheet Automation with the QUERY Formula
DBxtraODBCBuild Dashboards with Active Directory in DBxtra
DomoODBCCreate Datasets from Active Directory in Domo Workbench
Dundas BIODBCBuild Dashboards with Active Directory in Dundas BI
FineReportJDBCFeed Active Directory into FineReport
Google Data StudioCloud HubCreate Reports from Active Directory in Google Data Studio
IBM Cognos BIODBCCreate Data Visualizations in Cognos BI with Active Directory
JasperServerJDBCCreate Active Directory Reports on JasperReports Server
Jaspersoft BI SuiteJDBCConnect to Active Directory in Jaspersoft Studio
JReport DesignerJDBCIntegrate with Active Directory in JReport Designer
KNIMEJDBCEnable the Active Directory JDBC Driver in KNIME
LINQPadADO.NETWorking with Active Directory in LINQPad
Power BI DesktopPower BIAuthor Power BI Reports on Real-Time Active Directory
Power BI OnlineCloud HubVisualize Live Active Directory in the Power BI Service
Microsoft SSASADO.NETBuild an OLAP Cube in SSAS from Active Directory
MicroStrategyJDBCUse the CData JDBC Driver for Active Directory in MicroStrategy
OBIEEJDBCActive Directory Reporting in OBIEE with the Active Directory JDBC Driver
Pentaho Report DesignerJDBCIntegrate Active Directory in the Pentaho Report Designer
QlikViewODBCConnect to and Query Active Directory in QlikView over ODBC
RJDBCAnalyze Active Directory in R
RapidMiner JDBCConnect to Active Directory in RapidMiner
SAP Business ObjectsJDBCCreate an SAP BusinessObjects Universe on the CData JDBC Driver for Active Directory
SAP Crystal ReportsJDBCPublish Reports with Active Directory in Crystal Reports
SAP LumiraAPI ServerConsume Active Directory OData Feeds in SAP Lumira
SASODBCUse the CData ODBC Driver for Active Directory in SAS for Real-Time Reporting and Analytics
SisenseJDBCVisualize Live Active Directory in Sisense
Spago BIJDBCConnect to Active Directory in SpagoBI
TableauODBCVisualize Active Directory in Tableau
Tableau OnlineCloud HubBuild Active Directory Visualizations in Tableau Online
Tableau ServerODBCPublish and Share Active Directory Dashboards with Tableau Server
TIBCO SpotfireADO.NETVisualize Active Directory in TIBCO Spotfire through ADO.NET
TIBCO Spotfire ServerJDBCOperational Reporting on Active Directory from Spotfire Server
VisioODBCLink Visio Shapes to Active Directory

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ETL & Replication


ProductTechnologyArticle Title
Amazon RedshiftCData SyncAutomated Continuous Active Directory Replication to Amazon Redshift
Amazon S3CData SyncAutomated Continuous Active Directory Replication to Amazon S3
Apache CassandraCData SyncAutomated Continuous Active Directory Replication to Apache Cassandra
AWS GlueJDBCConnect to Active Directory in AWS Glue Jobs Using JDBC
BIMLSSISUse Biml to Build SSIS Tasks to Replicate Active Directory to SQL Server
CloverDXJDBCConnect to Active Directory in CloverDX (formerly CloverETL)
CSVCData SyncAutomated Continuous Active Directory Replication to Local Delimited Files
IBM DB2CData SyncAutomated Continuous Active Directory Replication to IBM DB2
FoxProODBCWork with Active Directory in FoxPro
Google BigQueryCData SyncAutomated Continuous Active Directory Replication to Google BigQuery
Google Cloud SQLCData SyncAutomated Continuous Active Directory Replication to Google Cloud SQL
Google Data FusionJDBCPipe Active Directory in Google Data Fusion
Heroku / Salesforce ConnectCData SyncReplicate Active Directory for Use in Salesforce Connect
Informatica CloudJDBCIntegrate Active Directory in Your Informatica Cloud Instance
Informatica PowerCenterJDBCCreate Informatica Mappings From/To a JDBC Data Source for Active Directory
Jaspersoft ETLJDBCConnect to Active Directory in Jaspersoft Studio
Microsoft AccessCData SyncAutomated Continuous Active Directory Replication to Microsoft Access
Microsoft Azure TablesCData SyncAutomated Continuous Active Directory Replication to Azure SQL
Microsoft ExcelExcelTransfer Data from Excel to Active Directory
MongoDBCData SyncAutomated Continuous Active Directory Replication to MongoDB
MySQLCData SyncAutomated Continuous Active Directory Replication to MySQL
Oracle Data IntegratorJDBCETL Active Directory in Oracle Data Integrator
Oracle DatabaseCData SyncAutomated Continuous Active Directory Replication to Oracle
PostgreSQLCData SyncAutomated Continuous Active Directory Replication to PostgreSQL
Replicate to CSVPowerShellReplicate Active Directory to MySQL with PowerShell
SnowflakeCData SyncAutomated Continuous Active Directory Replication to Snowflake
SQL ServerCData SyncAutomated Continuous Active Directory Replication to SQL Server
SQLiteCData SyncAutomated Continuous Active Directory Replication to SQLite
TalendJDBCConnect to Active Directory and Transfer Data in Talend
UiPath StudioODBCCreate an RPA Flow that Connects to Active Directory in UiPath Studio

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Software Development


ProductTechnologyArticle Title
.NET ChartsADO.NETDataBind Charts to Active Directory
.NET QueryBuilderODBCRapidly Develop Active Directory-Driven Apps with Active Query Builder
Angular JSAPI ServerUsing AngularJS to Build Dynamic Web Pages with Active Directory
Apache SparkJDBCWork with Active Directory in Apache Spark Using SQL
Microsoft Azure Logic AppsAPI ServerTrigger Active Directory IFTTT Flows in Azure App Service
ColdFusionJDBCQuery Active Directory in ColdFusion
DevExpressADO.NETDataBind Active Directory to the DevExpress Data Grid
EF - Code FirstADO.NETAccess Active Directory with Entity Framework 6
EF - LINQADO.NETLINQ to Active Directory
EF - MVCADO.NETBuild MVC Applications with Connectivity to Active Directory
Filemaker ProJDBCBidirectional Access to Active Directory from FileMaker Pro
GoODBCWrite a Simple Go Application to work with Active Directory on Linux
Google Apps ScriptCloud HubConnect to Active Directory in Google Apps Script
HibernateJDBCObject-Relational Mapping (ORM) with Active Directory Entities in Java
IntelliJJDBCConnect to Active Directory in IntelliJ
JBossJDBCConnect to Active Directory from a Connection Pool in JBoss
JDBIJDBCCreate a Data Access Object for Active Directory using JDBI
JRubyJDBCConnect to Active Directory in JRuby
NodeJSAPI ServerQuery Active Directory from Node.js
NodeJSCloud HubQuery Active Directory as a MySQL Database in Node.js
PHPCloud HubAccess Active Directory in PHP through the Cloud Hub
PHPODBCNatively Connect to Active Directory in PHP
PowerShellPowerShellPipe Active Directory to CSV in PowerShell
PowerBuilderADO.NETConnect to Active Directory from PowerBuilder
PyCharmODBCUsing the CData ODBC Driver for Active Directory in PyCharm
PythonODBCConnect to Active Directory in Python on Linux/UNIX
RubyODBCConnect to Active Directory in Ruby
SAP UI5API ServerIntegrate Real-Time Access to Active Directory in SAPUI5 MVC Apps
TomcatJDBCConfigure the CData JDBC Driver for Active Directory in a Connection Pool in Tomcat
VCL App (RAD Studio)FireDACBuild a Simple VCL Application for Active Directory
WebLogicJDBCConnect to Active Directory from a Connection Pool in WebLogic

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Data Management



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Workflow Automation



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