Register with an LDAP Directory Server

You can register your system with an LDAP directory server.

Procedure

  1. In the system web interface, go to Servers > Directory Servers.
  2. In the Server Type field, select LDAP.
  3. Configure the following settings:
    Setting Description
    Server Address Specifies the address of the LDAP directory server. When provisioned, this setting is read-only.
    Server Port Specifies the port for connecting with the LDAP server. When provisioned, this setting is read-only.
    Base DN (Distinguished Name)

    Specifies the top level of the LDAP directory where searches begin. When provisioned, this setting is read-only.

    To avoid LDAP registration issues, make sure the base DN is at least one level deeper than your domain. For example, enter ou=users,dc=example,dc=com instead of dc=example,dc=com.

    Multitiered Directory Default Group DN Specifies the top-level group of the LDAP directory required to access its hierarchical structure. When provisioned, this setting is read-only.
    Authentication Type Specifies the protocol for authenticating with the LDAP server: NTLM, Basic, or Anonymous.
    Bind DN (Distinguished Name) Specifies the bind DN when using basic authentication. Available only when you set Authentication Type to Basic. When provisioned, this setting is read-only.
    Use SSL (Secure Socket Layer) When enabled, encrypts data to and from the LDAP server.
    Domain Name Specifies the domain name for registering with the LDAP server.
    User Name Specifies the user name for registering with LDAP server.
    Password Specifies the password for registering with the LDAP server.
  4. Select Save.