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How to configure LDAP sensor for Active Directory



I have added the LDAP sensor to my Windows Server 2008 machine. However, it says the authentication fails. I am using the following:

Port: 389
Distinguished Name: cn=Administrator,dc=something,dc=com
Password: ********

Am I missing something here?

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Created on Jan 13, 2011 4:48:29 PM

Last change on Jan 14, 2011 8:55:43 AM by  Daniel Zobel [Product Manager]

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This error message actually indicates that PRTG could connect to the LDAP server, but the "bind" failed, using the provided credentials. Please re-check that the values provided for Distinguished Name and Password are accepted on your LDAP server's side.

Created on Jan 14, 2011 8:58:38 AM by  Daniel Zobel [Product Manager]



I forgot to add cn=Users in the DN. After adding that it worked. Thanks.

Created on Jan 14, 2011 2:08:43 PM

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