Manage LDAP configurations 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 manage LDAP configurations.

Edit active LDAP clients

You can use System Manager to associate an active LDAP client with a storage virtual machine (SVM), which enables you to use LDAP as a name service or for name mapping.

Steps
  1. Click Storage > SVMs.

  2. Select the SVM, and then click SVM Settings.

  3. In the Services pane, click LDAP Configuration.

  4. In the LDAP Configuration window, click Edit.

  5. In the Active LDAP Client dialog box, select the LDAP client that you want to edit, and perform the following actions:

    • Modify the Active Directory domain servers.

    • Modify the preferred Active Directory servers.

  6. Click OK.

  7. Verify that the changes that you made are updated in the LDAP Configuration window.

Delete active LDAP clients

You can use System Manager to delete an active LDAP client when you do not want a storage virtual machine (SVM) to be associated with it.

Steps
  1. Click Storage > SVMs.

  2. Select the SVM, and then click SVM Settings.

  3. Click the SVM Settings tab.

  4. In the Services pane, click LDAP Configuration.

  5. Click Delete.

  6. Select the confirmation check box, and then click Delete.

LDAP Configuration window

You can use the LDAP Configuration window to edit or delete active LDAP clients at the storage virtual machine (SVM) level.

Command buttons

  • Edit

    Opens the Active LDAP Client dialog box, which enables you to edit the properties of the active LDAP client, such as Active Directory domain servers and preferred Active Directory servers.

  • Delete

    Opens the Delete Active LDAP Client dialog box, which enables you to delete the active LDAP client.

  • Refresh

    Updates the information in the window.

LDAP Configuration area

Displays the details about the active LDAP client.

  • LDAP client name

    Displays the name of the active LDAP client.

  • Active Directory Domain Servers

    Displays the Active Directory domain for the active LDAP client.

  • Preferred Active Directory Servers

    Displays the preferred Active Directory server for the active LDAP client.