Configure Basic User Sync for Workspace ONE Access

In this section, we will configure Basic User Sync for Workspace ONE Access. This setting allows basic accounts from Workspace ONE UEM to be imported into Workspace ONE Access and allow users to authenticate as these synced basic accounts.

Ordinarily, you would not use this feature for user authentication and would instead sync your users to Workspace ONE Access by utilizing the VMware Identity Manager Connector to import your users to handle large-scale directories and groups.  However, to simplify this lab, we are using this feature to avoid needing to install and configure additional steps to integrate the VMware Identity Manager Connector with Workspace ONE Access since the end user views are identical.

Continue to the next step.

1. Return to Workspace ONE UEM Console

Click on the Back to Workspace ONE UEM in the top right corner of the Hub Services page.

In the Workspace ONE UEM Console,

  1. Click Groups & Settings
  2. Click All Settings
  1. Expand System
  2. Expand Enterprise Integration

4. Enable Basic User Sync

  1. Scroll down until you see the option Workspace ONE Access
  2. Expand Workspace ONE Access
  3. Click on Configuration
  4. Click on ENABLE for Basic User Sync

5. Enter the Admin Password

  1. Enter your Admin Password for the Workspace ONE Access administrator account, which is VMware1!
  2. Click Test Connection
  3. Ensure that you see the connection successful message
  4. Click Next

6. Click Save

  1. The Directory name cannot be changed and is populated as UEMLocalDirectory_{YourGroupID}
  2. Click Save without making any changes

7. Close the Settings Window

  1. Ensure that you are seeing the Status: User Sync Succeeded
  2. Click the X in the top right corner to close the Settings window

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