In the simplest approach, we've created a term set for our company's departments. Our Active Directory also captures this information as a string property. When we import our users from AD into SharePoint, we want to map the Department value from AD into the SharePoint Managed Metadata field.
I know SharePoint has built in Managed Metadata Profile fields, but do they get imported from AD? We don't want our users to manually enter this information (nor change it).
Is this readily available and I've been mis-reading all the research I've been looking through, or is it really impossible (OOTB without code) to map an AD field into a Managed Metadata field?