The Lightweight Directory
Access Protocol (LDAP) V1 security realm is an alternative to the File
realm. It provides authentication through users and groups stored in an
LDAP directory. This server allows you to manage all the users for your
organization in one place: the LDAP directory. The LDAP V1 security
realm supports Open LDAP, Netscape iPlanet, Microsoft Site Server, and
Novell NDS LDAP servers.
To use the LDAP V1
security realm instead of the File realm:
If you have not already done so, in the Change Center of the Administration Console, click Lock & Edit (see Use the Change Center).
In the left
pane, expand Compatibility Security > Realms
and click New.
The Create a New Basic Realm page
Name field, enter a name for the LDAP V1
In the Type drop-down list, select
LDAP Realm V1.
attributes for the LDAP directory server and specify how users and
groups are located in the LDAP V1 security realm.
When configuring the Caching realm, select the LDAP
Realm V1 option from the pull-down menu for the Basic
Realm attribute on the Caching Realms: Configuration:
General page. The Basic Realm attribute defines the
association between the Caching realm and the alternate security
realm (in this case, the LDAP V1 security realm).
In the left
pane, select your domain (for example, mydomain).
Compatibility Security: File
Caching Realm field, choose the name of the Caching realm to be used
with the LDAP V1 security realm. A list of configured Caching realms
appears on the drop-down menu.