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Practical Plone 3: A Beginner's Guide to Building Powerful Websites by Clayton Parker, Alex Clark

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Installing LDAP/Active Directory support

In order to add LDAP or Active Directory functionality to your site, you'll need to add the following software and supporting packages to your buildout-based Plone installation:

  • Install the required prerequisite packages
  • Install the PloneLDAP product and its requirements
  • Install the plone.app.ldap package

A few software packages are necessary in order to get your Python instance to use the LDAP protocol to speak with your LDAP or Active Directory server. PloneLDAP is the core Plone product necessary to enable LDAP or Active Directory connections to and from your Plone site. The plone.app.ldap package is a user interface that will ease and enhance your ability to configure the interaction between your Plone ...

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