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Subject svn commit: r1386642 - in /manifoldcf/trunk: ./ site/src/documentation/content/xdocs/en_US/ site/src/documentation/resources/images/en_US/
Date Mon, 17 Sep 2012 14:53:03 GMT
Author: kwright
Date: Mon Sep 17 14:53:02 2012
New Revision: 1386642

Fix for CONNECTORS-528.

  (with props)
    manifoldcf/trunk/site/src/documentation/resources/images/en_US/ldap-status.PNG   (with

Modified: manifoldcf/trunk/CHANGES.txt
--- manifoldcf/trunk/CHANGES.txt (original)
+++ manifoldcf/trunk/CHANGES.txt Mon Sep 17 14:53:02 2012
@@ -3,6 +3,12 @@ $Id$
 ======================= 1.0-dev =====================
+CONNECTORS-528: Add documentation for LDAP authority.
+(Karl Wright)
+CONNECTORS-529: Add Japanese translations for LDAP authority.
+(Shinichiro Abe)
 CONNECTORS-515: Add LDAP connector, and modify JCIFS connector
 to allow account names to be used instead of SIDs.
 (Maciej Lizewsky, Karl Wright)

Modified: manifoldcf/trunk/site/src/documentation/content/xdocs/en_US/end-user-documentation.xml
--- manifoldcf/trunk/site/src/documentation/content/xdocs/en_US/end-user-documentation.xml
+++ manifoldcf/trunk/site/src/documentation/content/xdocs/en_US/end-user-documentation.xml
Mon Sep 17 14:53:02 2012
@@ -585,7 +585,31 @@
                 <p>Note that in this example, the Active Directory connection is not
responding, which is leading to an error status message instead of "Connection working".</p>
+            <section id="ldapauthority">
+                <title>LDAP Authority Connection</title>
+                <p>An LDAP authority connection can be used to provide document security
in situations where there is no native document security
+                      model in place.  Examples include Samba shares, Wiki pages,  RSS feeds,
+                <p>The LDAP authority works by providing user or group names from an
LDAP server as access tokens.  These access tokens can
+                      be used by any repository connection type that provides for access
tokens entered on a per-job basis, or by the JCIFs connection type,
+                      which has explicit user/group name support built in, meant for Samba
+                <p>This connection type needs to be provided with information about
how to log into an appropriate LDAP server, as well as search
+                      expressions needed to look up user and group records.  An active directory
authority connection type has a single special tab in the
+                      authority connection editing screen: the "LDAP" tab:</p>
+                <br/><br/>
+                <figure src="images/en_US/ldap-configure-ldap.PNG" alt="LDAP Configuration,
LDAP tab" width="80%"/>
+                <br/><br/>
+                <p>Fill in the requested values.  Note that the "Server base" field
contains the LDAP domain specification you want to search.  For
+                      example, if you have an LDAP domain for "", the server
based might be "dc=com,dc=myorg,dc=people".</p>
+                <p>When you are done, click the "Save" button.  When you do, a connection
+                       summary and status screen will be presented, which
+                       may look something like this:</p>
+                <br/><br/>
+                <figure src="images/en_US/ldap-status.PNG" alt="LDAP Status" width="80%"/>
+                <br/><br/>
+                <p>Note that in this example, the LDAP connection is not responding,
which is leading to an error status message instead of "Connection working".</p>
+            </section>
             <section id="livelinkauthority">
                 <title>OpenText LiveLink Authority Connection</title>
                 <p>A LiveLink authority connection is needed to enforce security for
documents retrieved from LiveLink repositories.</p>

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