Directory Servers parameters

The following directory server parameters are provided:

MS Active Directory

Parameter

Description

Name

Enter the user-friendly name of the directory server, under which it is known, into this field. This name may be any combination of characters.

Type

Select from this dropdown list the type of directory server that is to be defined.

AD Server Name

Enter the known network name of the directory server in this field. This value may be either the complete (recommended) or short network name, such as scotty.bridge.enterprise.com or scotty , or it may be the IP address of the server in its dotted notation, for example, 175.175.2.1 or 2001:db8:85a3::8a2e:370:7334 .

Port Number

Enter the number of the port in this field at which the directory server database may be accessed (389 by default).

Domain Alias

By default this field remains empty. If a value is supplied, it is used as the user domain for Administrator and User objects instead of the domain name retrieved from BaseDN.

Anonymous Access

Check this radio button if you want to log on to the directory server with an anonymous login. Depending on the ACL lists of the server you may or may not be allowed to connect and/or synchronize. For security reasons it is recommended to not use this option. Checking this option is the same as using an authenticated access without specifying a user and password.

Authenticated Access

Check this radio button to log on to the directory server with a specific user login. The two fields below becomes accessible and need to be filled in.

User

Defines the name uniquely identifying the user:

  • sAMAccountName notation , example DOMAINUser , this is the recommended syntax
  • LDAP notation , for example, cn=username, cn=usergroup where username is the user you wish to connect as, and usergroup is the folder that contains username in LDAP/Active Directory Users and Computers
  • as the simple user name , for example, administrator (may be used if it is a login of the local AD domain and the server is entered as an IP address or short network name. If the AD is entered as a long network name if the login is a user in the specified domain).
  • UPN notation , for example, user@domain.com (for users in other than the AD domain).<br>

Password

Enter the password for the directory server into this field through which the above defined user may access it. Be sure to enter the correct password, otherwise the directory server cannot be accessed from the Console. For security reasons the password is displayed in the form of asterisks (*).

LDAP Server

Parameter

Description

Name

Enter the user-friendly name of the directory server, under which it is known, into this field. This name may be any combination of characters.

Type

Select from this dropdown list the type of directory server that is to be defined.

LDAP Server Name

Enter the known network name of the directory server in this field. This value may be either the complete (recommended) or short network name, such as scotty.bridge.enterprise.com or scotty , or it may be the IP address of the server in its dotted notation, for example, 175.175.2.1 or 2001:db8:85a3::8a2e:370:7334 .

Port Number

Enter the number of the port in this field at which the directory server database may be accessed (389 by default).

Base DN

Enter the unique name of the base DN to which you want to connect. The base DN is the entry point to the directory organization and different from all others. You can enter this value either in LDAP or UNC format. For example: the entry world.entreprise.com of Active Directory can be entered in LDAP notation as dc=world, dc=enterprise, dc=com or as world.enterprise.com in UNC notation.

Domain Alias

This field is empty by default. If you enter a value it is used as the user domain for the object types Administrator and User instead of the domain name that was recovered via the base DN. For example, a user who is registered under europe.world.enterprise.com could be indicated via his OU called Americas .

Anonymous Access

Check this radio button if you want to log on to the directory server with an anonymous login. Depending on the ACL lists of the server you may or may not be allowed to connect and/or synchronize. For security reasons it is recommended to not use this option. Checking this option is the same as using an authenticated access without specifying a user and password.

Authenticated Access

Check this radio button to log on to the directory server with a specific user login. The two fields below becomes accessible and need to be filled in.

User

Defines the name uniquely identifying the user:

  • sAMAccountName notation , example DOMAINUser , this is the recommended syntax
  • LDAP notation , for example, cn=username, cn=usergroup where username is the user you wish to connect as, and usergroup is the folder that contains username in LDAP/Active Directory Users and Computers
  • as the simple user name , for example, administrator (may be used if it is a login of the local AD domain and the server is entered as an IP address or short network name. If the AD is entered as a long network name if the login is a user in the specified domain).
  • UPN notation , for example, user@domain.com (for users in other than the AD domain).<br>

Password

Enter the password for the directory server into this field through which the above defined user may access it. Be sure to enter the correct password, otherwise the directory server cannot be accessed from the Console. For security reasons the password is displayed in the form of asterisks (*).

IBM Domino

Parameter

Description

Name

Enter the user-friendly name of the directory server, under which it is known, into this field. This name may be any combination of characters.

Type

Select from this dropdown list the type of directory server that is to be defined.

Domino Server Name

Enter the known network name of the directory server in this field. This value may be either the complete (recommended) or short network name, such as scotty.bridge.enterprise.com or scotty , or it may be the IP address of the server in its dotted notation, for example, 175.175.2.1 or 2001:db8:85a3::8a2e:370:7334 .

Port Number

Enter the number of the port in this field at which the directory server database may be accessed (389 by default).

Organizational Unit

The name of the Domino organizational unit to which the user belongs, similar entity to the alias and OU of Directory Server, for example, a Domino directory of which the organization name is World and which includes the organizational units Americas , Europe and Asia .

Anonymous Access

Check this radio button if you want to log on to the directory server with an anonymous login. Depending on the ACL lists of the server you may or may not be allowed to connect and/or synchronize. For security reasons it is recommended to not use this option. Checking this option is the same as using an authenticated access without specifying a user and password.

Authenticated Access

Check this radio button to log on to the directory server with a specific user login. The two fields below becomes accessible and need to be filled in.

User

Defines the name uniquely identifying the user:

  • sAMAccountName notation , example DOMAINUser , this is the recommended syntax
  • LDAP notation , for example, cn=username, cn=usergroup where username is the user you wish to connect as, and usergroup is the folder that contains username in LDAP/Active Directory Users and Computers
  • as the simple user name , for example, administrator (may be used if it is a login of the local AD domain and the server is entered as an IP address or short network name. If the AD is entered as a long network name if the login is a user in the specified domain).
  • UPN notation , for example, user@domain.com (for users in other than the AD domain).<br>

Password

Enter the password for the directory server into this field through which the above defined user may access it. Be sure to enter the correct password, otherwise the directory server cannot be accessed from the Console. For security reasons the password is displayed in the form of asterisks (*).

Novell eDirectory

Parameter

Description

Name

Enter the user-friendly name of the directory server, under which it is known, into this field. This name may be any combination of characters.

Type

Select from this dropdown list the type of directory server that is to be defined.

eDirectory Server Name

Enter the known network name of the directory server in this field. This value may be either the complete (recommended) or short network name, such as scotty.bridge.enterprise.com or scotty , or it may be the IP address of the server in its dotted notation, for example, 175.175.2.1 or 2001:db8:85a3::8a2e:370:7334 .

Port Number

Enter the number of the port in this field at which the directory server database may be accessed (389 by default).

Context

The name of the context that is to be referred in eDirectory. It corresponds to the client field of the same name provided by Novell in the Advanced settings and is the same as a complete domaine name in Active Directory. A context called world.enterprise.com that redirects to the directory part referencing the desired user.

Tree

The name of the eDirectory tree to which you want to connect. It corresponds to the client field of the same name provided by Novell in the Advanced settings; it is the same as an Active Directory Alias and may be required in certain cases. A user of context europe.world.enterprise.com may for example be part of a tree called Americas in which exists a unit USA .

Anonymous Access

Check this radio button if you want to log on to the directory server with an anonymous login. Depending on the ACL lists of the server you may or may not be allowed to connect and/or synchronize. For security reasons it is recommended to not use this option. Checking this option is the same as using an authenticated access without specifying a user and password.

Authenticated Access

Check this radio button to log on to the directory server with a specific user login. The two fields below becomes accessible and need to be filled in.

User

Defines the name uniquely identifying the user:

  • sAMAccountName notation , example DOMAINUser , this is the recommended syntax
  • LDAP notation , for example, cn=username, cn=usergroup where username is the user you wish to connect as, and usergroup is the folder that contains username in LDAP/Active Directory Users and Computers
  • as the simple user name , for example, administrator (may be used if it is a login of the local AD domain and the server is entered as an IP address or short network name. If the AD is entered as a long network name if the login is a user in the specified domain).
  • UPN notation , for example, user@domain.com (for users in other than the AD domain).<br>

Password

Enter the password for the directory server into this field through which the above defined user may access it. Be sure to enter the correct password, otherwise the directory server cannot be accessed from the Console. For security reasons the password is displayed in the form of asterisks (*).

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