In this section you will learn about LDAP integration. The initial set of instructions will guide you through the installation of the Apache directory server and an LDAP browser. The instructions will then guide you to input a user into the LDAP browser. After the user has been entered into the browser the user will be integrated with Liferay Portal.
Go to www.apache.org.
Click on the suggested mirror site for download.
Click apacheds>stable>1.0>1.0 RC3>apacheds-1.0-RC3-win32-setup.exe
Click on the Apache icon and follow the installation instructions.
Go to www.jxplorer.org.
Click Downloads>precompiled java package>Windows platform.
Click on the LDAP browser icon and follow the installation instructions.
Open the LDAP browser.
Change the port to 10389.
In the Level drop-down menu, choose User+Password.
uid=admin,ou=system in the User
DN input field
The password is secret.
Click Save and enter a name for the template.
Right click on Example and click New.
Add inetorgperson to the Selected Class.
User Jane Smith will be added. Enter cn=janesmith in the Enter RDN field and click OK.
In the Table Editor enter Smith in the SN line.
Enter Jane in the givenName line.
For the mail enter [email protected]
For the userpassword enter test.
With user Jane Smith entered into the LDAP browser, the user will now be integrated with Liferay Portal. Begin by logging into Liferay Portal as the Administrator.
The login is [email protected] and the password is test.
Currently, Jane Smith’s profile exists only on the LDAP browser. To integrate her information into Liferay Portal, click on the Users tab in the Admin portlet.
Check the Enabled box.
If the Required box is checked only users in the LDAP server will be able to log into Liferay Portal. For this demonstration leave the box unchecked.
Liferay Portal supports other directory servers in addition to the ones provided. The Apache Directory Server, Microsoft Active Directory Server, and Novell eDirectory comes preconfigured.
Select the Apache Directory Server and click Save.