Bitwarden Directory Connector
The Bitwarden Directory Connector is a a desktop application used to sync your Bitwarden enterprise organization to an existing directory of users and groups.
- Active Directory
- Any other LDAP-based directory
- Azure Active Directory
- G Suite (Google)
The application is written using Electron with Angular and installs on Windows, macOS, and Linux distributions.
A command-line interface tool is also available for the Bitwarden Directory Connector. The Directory Connector CLI (
bwdc) is written with TypeScript and Node.js and can also be run on Windows, macOS, and Linux distributions.
The Bitwarden Directory Connector CLI is self-documented with
--help content and examples for every command. You should start exploring the CLI by using the global
This option will list all available commands that you can use with the Directory Connector CLI.
Additionally, you can run the
--help option on a specific command to learn more about it:
bwdc test --help bwdc config --help
We provide detailed documentation and examples for using the Directory Connector CLI in our help center at https://help.bitwarden.com/article/directory-sync/#command-line-interface.
- Windows users: To compile the native node modules used in the app you will need the Visual C++ toolset, available through the standard Visual Studio installer (recommended) or by installing
npm. See more at Compiling native Addon modules.
Run the app
npm install npm run reset # Only necessary if you have previously run the CLI app npm run rebuild npm run electron
Run the CLI
npm install npm run reset # Only necessary if you have previously run the desktop app npm run build:cli:watch
You can then run commands from the
node ./build-cli/bwdc.js --help
Code contributions are welcome! Please commit any pull requests against the
master branch. Learn more about how to contribute by reading the
Security audits and feedback are welcome. Please open an issue or email us privately if the report is sensitive in nature. You can read our security policy in the