CHAPTER 26Configuring GroupWise Authentication via LDAP

GroupWise client authentication can be configured to use an LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) directory as the authentication method for accessing a GroupWise mailbox. The LDAP protocol is a means for getting information from a “directory” type database. In the case of GroupWise, LDAP is used for login credential information so that users can authenticate to GroupWise and access their mailboxes.

This chapter shows you how to configure GroupWise post offices to use LDAP authentication for Novell’s eDirectory.

Understanding the Value of LDAP Authentication

In order for users to access their mailboxes, they need to use authentication credentials. In GroupWise the authentication ...

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