Configuring LDAP

You can configure storage system integration with an existing LDAP server. This enables LDAP administrators to centrally manage storage system access for users.

Procedure

  1. Click Cluster > LDAP.
  2. Click Yes to enable LDAP authentication.
  3. Click Add a Server.
  4. Enter the Host Name/IP Address.
  5. Optional: Select Use LDAPS Protocol.
  6. Enter the required information in General Settings.
  7. Click Enable LDAP.
  8. Click Test User Authentication if you want to test the server access for a user.
  9. Copy the distinguished name and user group information that appears for use later when creating cluster administrators.
  10. Optional: Click Save Changes to save any new settings.
  11. To create a user in this group so that anyone can log in, complete the following:
    1. Click User > View.

    2. For the new user, click LDAP for the User Type, and paste the group you copied to the Distinguished Name field.
    3. Select the permissions, typically all permissions.
    4. Scroll down to the End User License Agreement and click I accept.
    5. Click Create Cluster Admin.
      Now you have a user with the value of an Active Directory group.

After you finish

To test this, log out of the Element UI and log back in as a user in that group.