You can link your Zinc organization to your external directory to create users and groups in Zinc. Zinc supports user syncing with Microsoft Azure and Okta, as well as group syncing with Microsoft Azure. If you are interested in linking your Zinc organization to your external directory, contact support@zinc.it.   

Once you have been given an authorization token generated by Zinc Engineering, you can create your organization’s Zinc instance in your external directory. 

Learn how to how to sync your external directory users AND groups with Zinc using Azure Active Directory.  Coming soon: a guide on external directory syncing with Okta.

If your external directory users are synced with Zinc:

  • When a user is created in your external directory, a user is created in Zinc
  • When a user is deleted from your external directory, that user is deleted from Zinc

Learn more about the lifecycle of an external directory user in Zinc.


If your external directory groups are synced with Zinc:

  • When a group is created in your external directory, a group is created in Zinc
  • When a group is deleted from your external directory, the group becomes an unlinked regular group in Zinc
  • When the membership of a group changes in your external directory > the membership changes changes in Zinc

Learn more about the lifecycle of an external directory group in Zinc.

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