Your Requirement

You want to automate and improve the user management in your institute. You want to connect different directory services such like Windows AD, LDAP, etc. with each other, so that users are synchronized in both (or more) directories. You want to join easily common resources of the Max Planck Institutes or services of the GWDG by participating in the common directory “MPG-MetaDir“. You also want to provide your own services to the Max-Planck-Society.

Our Offer

With “IAM as a service“ we help you to implement all your local processes regarding user management according to your requirements and wishes. We provide a common directory for the Max Planck Institutes called “MPG-MetaDir“. Every Max Planck Institute can join to it to use or share central services very easily. With the “MPG- MetaDir“ the user can get access to many central resources of the Max Planck Society and services of the GWDG. With joining to the “MPG-MetaDir“, the institute also achieved a more flexible user management.


An existing directory service, database or identity provider (e.g. based on SAML/Shibboleth) in your institute.

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