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

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Configuring LDAP connections

Now that you've activated LDAP support, you can configure your Plone site to connect to your LDAP or Active Directory database.

The LDAP Configuration applet is comprised of three main sections:

  • Global Settings
  • LDAP Schema
  • LDAP Servers

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Getting the information you need

If you are not the LDAP or Active Directory administrator for your organization, you may have to coordinate with that individual or group in order to obtain the information necessary to connect to your LDAP server and obtain organizational information from the database.

Use the information described in the following sections to obtain from your LDAP administrator the parameters necessary for connecting to your database.

Configure Global Settings

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