Configurable LDAP

The Configurable LDAP directory service provider can connect to any generic Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP). This folder includes only a General tab.

Directory Service

Add

To add a Configurable LDAP entry, click on the Add icon, , to the right in the pane, and configure the following text boxes:

  • Path
  • To configure the path to the directory service, click on the Get Default icon, , to use the default path, or enter a valid path in this text box.

    Default value: LDAP://localhost.

  • User Name
  • To configure the user name used for accessing the directory service, enter the desired credentials in this text box.

  • Password
  • To configure the password used for accessing the directory service, enter the desired credentials in this text box.

  • Settings
  • To configure the Directory Service Provider (DSP) Settings, open the dialog by clicking on the Edit icon, , and enter the desired values in the following text boxes:

    • Account Name Property Name
    • Map the name of the LDAP property to the corresponding account name.

      Default value: sAMAccountName.

    • Cache Expiry in Minutes
    • Set the time for how long the queries to the directory service should be cached.

      Default value: 60 (minutes).

    • Directory Label
    • Set the unique name of the directory service instance.

      Default value: DSP1.

    • Display Name Property Name
    • Map the name of the LDAP property name to the corresponding display name.

      Default value: name.

    • Distinguished Name Property Name
    • Map the name of the LDAP property name to the corresponding distinguished name.

      Default value: distinguishedName.

    • E-mail Property Name
    • Map the name of the LDAP property to the corresponding e-mail address.

      Default value: mail.

    • Group Member Property Name
    • Map the name of the LDAP property to the corresponding group member.

    • Group Object Class Value
    • Set the class value of the LDAP group object.

      Default value: group.

    • ID Property Name
    • Map the name of the LDAP property to the corresponding ID.

      Default value: sAMAccountName.

    • LDAP Filter
    • Set the LDAP filter to use when searching for user objects.

      Default value: (&(!(objectclass=computer))(objectGUID=*)).

    • Service Timeout in Seconds
    • Set the timeout for the connection to the directory service.

      Default value: 30 (seconds).

    • User Member of Property Name
    • Map the name of the LDAP property to the corresponding user member.

      Default value: memberof.

    • User Object Class Value
    • Set the class value of the LDAP user object.

      Default value: user.

Note: Valid value(s) must be entered, which might be indicated with a red asterisk and a tool-tip error message.

Delete

To entirely remove a configured entry from the list, click on the Delete icon,.