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From Pranav Saxena <pranav.sax...@citrix.com>
Subject RE: [ACS4.2] LDAP UI
Date Fri, 15 Feb 2013 14:06:17 GMT
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-en
-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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