Loading Data into the Directory

This section provides an overview of how to load the directory and discusses how to load the directory with PeopleSoft data.

Use the Directory Load process when no existing data is in the directory. The process overwrites any data in the directory.

If you have data in your directory, use the Directory Audit process instead of the Directory Load process. The audit process compares the PeopleSoft data to your existing directory data and enables you to review and resolve any possible conflicts.

Note: For PeopleSoft Human Capital Management (HCM) customers only, an alternative process named DSMAPINPUT FullSync is available that you can use in place of the Directory Load process. This new process does not replace the Directory Load process; it is provided as an alternative to load the data if performance becomes an issue.

See PeopleSoft HCM: Application Fundamentals

Use the Directory Load page (EO_RUNCTL_DS_LOAD) to load directories with PeopleSoft data.

Image: Directory Load page

This example illustrates the fields and controls on the Directory Load page. You can find definitions for the fields and controls later on this page.

Directory Load page

Use this page to run the Directory Load process.

Field or Control



Select to have the process send the data to an LDIF file for you to load in the directory.

Direct Update

Select to have the process directly update the directory.


Click to run the process using PeopleSoft Process Scheduler.