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[ScreenOS] How to determine the distinguished name (DN) when configuring a firewall for LDAP external authentication

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Summary:

This article explains how to determine the distinguished name (DN) when configuring a firewall for LDAP external authentication.

Symptoms:

Determine the distinguished name (DN) when configuring a firewall for LDAP external authentication.

Cause:

Solution:

The example below shows how to determine the distinguished name (DN) when configuring a firewall for LDAP external authentication.

Scenario: Active directory on an LDAP server.


Goal: Authenticate the User "test" externally using the LDAP server.


Method

1. Determine the path of the user or DN that must be configured on the firewall.

  • Run the command below on the server at the command prompt

dsquery user –name test

The output shows the entire path of the User.


2. Configure the entire path of the User on the firewall.

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