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From Abhinandan Prateek <Abhinandan.Prat...@citrix.com>
Subject Re: [ACS4.2] LDAP UI
Date Sat, 16 Feb 2013 03:28:49 GMT
Pranav,
  I was wondering we have API to get configuration, can't we reuse the
same to get ldap config ?

-abhi




On 15/02/13 7:36 PM, "Pranav Saxena" <pranav.saxena@citrix.com> wrote:

>Abhi ,
>
>Just wanted to check with you if we have a list LDAP configuration API
>call in CS ? Because I would need this to list the current LDAP
>configuration on the UI  , if it exists .
>
>Regards,
>Pranav
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Abhinandan Prateek [mailto:Abhinandan.Prateek@citrix.com]
>Sent: Thursday, February 14, 2013 12:27 PM
>To: cloudstack-dev@incubator.apache.org
>Subject: Re: [ACS4.2] LDAP UI
>
>
>On 14/02/13 11:30 AM, "David Nalley" <david@gnsa.us> wrote:
>
>>On Thu, Feb 14, 2013 at 12:51 AM, Pranav Saxena
>><pranav.saxena@citrix.com> wrote:
>>> To configure LDAP  , we need to pass in few multiple mandatory
>>>parameters -
>>>
>>> hostname        Hostname or ip address of the ldap server eg:
>>>my.ldap.com
>>> queryfilter     You specify a query filter here, which narrows down the
>>>users, who can be part of this domain.
>>> searchbase      The search base defines the starting point for the
>>>search in the directory tree
>>>
>>> If you are referring to Global settings , that can be done but then
>>>we'll have to have three Ldap config parameters there . if that is a
>>>good design to handle this , then yes we can do that. Perhaps , the
>>>idea is to have a single dialog box where a user could supply three
>>>values and configure and debug them if something goes wrong.
>>
>>
>>Those are the mandatory API inputs for CloudStack.
>>But almost all environments will require username/password for binding
>>at a minimum, and you should probably, and prolly offer the SSL option
>>as well. Port should probably be an option too.
>>
>>Without at least bind creds, the API configuration is practically
>>useless on any modern LDAP server.
>>
>>--David
>
>The admin guide documents the LDAP API. SSL is supported.
>http://incubator.apache.org/cloudstack/docs/en-US/Apache_CloudStack/4.0.0-
>i
>ncubating/pdf/Admin_Guide/Apache_CloudStack-4.0.0-incubating-Admin_Guide-e
>n
>-US.pdf
>
>Look for LDAP configuration. In short you have following config params:
>
>hostname
>searchbase
>queryfilter
>binddn
>bindpass
>port
>ssl
>truststore
>truststorepass
>response
>
>
>
>-abhi
>
>
>
>>
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