eDirectory server

Novell eDirectory is an X.500-compatible directory service for managing access to resources on multiple servers and devices on a network.

General settings

Server IP/domain
Server IP address or domain.
Server port.
Bind DN
DN to use for authentication.Must be specified as a distinguished name (DN) in LDAP syntax.
Password for the server.
Connection security
Connection security for the server.
Note Using encryption is recommended.
  • Simple Send user credentials as unencrypted plain text.
  • SSL/TLS Use Secure Sockets Layer/Transport Layer Security to encrypt the connection.
  • STARTTLS Upgrade a non-encrypted connection by wrapping it with SSL/TLS after or during the connection process. Uses the default port.
Validate server certificate
When using a secured connection, validates the certificate on the external server.
Client certificate
Client certificate to use for establishing a secure connection.
Note To manage client certificates, go to Certificates.
Base DN
Base distinguished name (DN) for the server. The Base DN is the starting point relative to the root of the directory tree, where users are specified. Must be specified as a distinguished name (DN) in LDAP syntax. For example, O=Example,OU=RnD.
Tip Click Get base DN to retrieve the Base DN from the directory.