LDAP server

Captive Portal supports the way to authenticate with an externally hosted LDAP server. The option is available at Configure > SSID > Captive Portal > my LDAP server

Follow the steps below to configure the LDAP service:

1. Click Add a server to add a new LDAP server.

2. Enter the IP address or domain name of your LDAP server in the Host field and the LDAP listening port in the Port field.

3. For LDAP admin, enter the distinguished name of the administrative account to bind your LDAP server, for example, cn=admin,dc=example,dc=com, and the password.

4. Click OK and then click Apply button.

Base DN and Login Attribute

Base DN: When you configure the LDAP server, you can set a Base DN. For example, If your domain name is example.com, you can use the Base DN dc=example,dc=com.

Login Attribute:

  1. UID: (default ) use unique ID as the login attribute for user authentication

  2. Email: use email format

  3. Other text: Use user-defined string

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