4.7. How to Set Up Anonymous Authentication

Use the steps below to set up anonymous authentication.

Oracle VDI Manager Steps

  1. In the Oracle VDI Manager, go to SettingsCompany.

  2. In the Companies table, click New to activate the New Company wizard.

  3. Select LDAP Type, and click Next.

  4. Select Anonymous Authentication.

  5. Enter the hostname or IP address, and port number, of the LDAP server.

    The default port number, 389, is used by most LDAP servers.

  6. Enter the base DN of the LDAP server.

    Specifying a base DN is optional. It allows you to restrict the part of the LDAP directory used to search for users. For example: cn=Users,dc=my,dc=company,dc=com.

  7. Click Next to review your choices before completing the configuration.

  8. (Optional) If you want users to authenticate only once when logging in using their email address, set the default domain in the user directory.

    /opt/SUNWvda/sbin/vda directory-setprops [-u CompanyName] \
    -p directory.default.domain=domainname