Configure an LDAP server with System Manager - ONTAP 9.7 and earlier

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You can use ONTAP System Manager classic (available in ONTAP 9.7 and earlier) to configure an LDAP server that centrally maintains user information.

View the LDAP client configuration

You can use System Manager to view the LDAP clients that are configured for a storage virtual machine (SVM) in a cluster.

Steps
  1. Click nas bridge 202 icon settings olh 96 97.

  2. In the Setup pane, click LDAP.

    The list of LDAP clients are displayed in the LDAP window.

Use LDAP services

An LDAP server enables you to centrally maintain user information. If you store your user database on an LDAP server in your environment, you can configure your storage virtual machine (SVM) to look up user information in your existing LDAP database.

About this task

ONTAP supports LDAP for user authentication, file access authorization, and user lookup and mapping services between NFS and CIFS.

LDAP window

You can use the LDAP window to view LDAP clients for user authentication, file access authorization, and user search, and to map services between NFS and CIFS at the cluster level.

Command buttons

  • Add

    Opens the Create LDAP Client dialog box, which enables you to create and configure LDAP clients.

  • Edit

    Opens the Edit LDAP Client dialog box, which enables you to edit LDAP client configurations. You can also edit active LDAP clients.

  • Delete

    Opens the Delete LDAP Client(s) dialog box, which enables you to delete LDAP client configurations. You can also delete an active LDAP client.

  • Refresh

    Updates the information in the window.

LDAP client list

Displays (in tabular format) details about LDAP clients.

  • LDAP Client Configuration

    Displays the name of the LDAP client configuration that you specified.

  • Storage Virtual Machine

    Displays the name of the storage virtual machine (SVM) for each LDAP client configuration.

  • Schema

    Displays the schema for each LDAP client.

  • Minimum Bind Level

    Displays the minimum bind level for each LDAP client.

  • Active Directory Domain

    Displays the Active Directory domain for each LDAP client configuration.

  • LDAP Servers

    Displays the LDAP server for each LDAP client configuration.

  • Preferred Active Directory Servers

    Displays the preferred Active Directory server for each LDAP client configuration.

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