This page is used to configure LDAP Credentials
for WhatsUp Gold.
- . Enter the hostname or IP address of your LDAP
server. If you are authenticating to an Active Directory domain,
the LDAP server for your domain is a DC (domain controller).
- . Enter the number of the port your LDAP server
monitors for queries. For most LDAP configurations, the default
value of 389 will work.
- . Enter the path to the container which holds the users
you want to use as WhatsUp web interface users. See examples
Select if you want LDAP queries to be encrypted using SSL. Your
LDAP server must be configured to accept SSL connections for this
option to work.
Select to bring up the Test dialog. The test dialog allows you to
verify that your LDAP credentials are setup correctly.
order for LDAP credentials to work, you must configure Web users
for those users that you would like to grant access to. These users
must match the LDAP credentials you have configured.
Authorize DN examples
- If you are using Active Directory, you can
authenticate any user on the domain (after setting up a WhatsUp
Gold Web user which matches the Active Directory login name for
that Active Directory user) using the following format. As an
example, for the domain IPSWITCH, you would use:
- If you're using Active Directory, but only
want to allow users from a specific container to logon, use the
following format. As an example, if your user,
Bandy Wendy, is in the container,
\OU=Sites\OU=KUL\OU=Non-Developers, on the
bigbluepuddle.org domain, you would
These DN strings use the Active Directory
login name as the WhatsUp Gold user name.
If you're not using Active Directory, you
will need to specify the LDAP attribute and path to the container
which holds the user objects you want to use. An example could
If you are unsure which LDAP attribute to use, or which path to
specify, then contact your LDAP administrator or LDAP vendor.
For the above examples: The
%s variable is replaced by the username/password
information entered from their respective fields.