Discovery error when configuring VOM to interface to Active Directory or LDAP domain for non root user authentication

Article:TECH164248  |  Created: 2011-07-08  |  Updated: 2011-07-18  |  Article URL
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VOM can be interfaced to an Active Directory or LDAP server for non-root administration login.  See the following section in the VOM 4.0 Administration Guide.

Configuring Lightweight Directory Access
Protocol-based authentication on the Management
Server host

or the Related Knowledge below (technotes).


All documentation can be found at the Downloads / Documentation section of the SORT web site:


4.0 Administrator's Guide

Example to reach the LDAP/AD discovery wizard/template:


Select Settings / Authentication Brokers then click Configure LDAP/AD button.

Customer completes LDAP/AD discovery wizard as follows:

Next page:

And discovery of the LDAP/AD server fails.



VOM 4.0 Central Server (Linux Redhat 5)


While this issue was discovered in the specified environment, it will likely be relevant to other versions and platforms as well.


Invalid syntax (missing input elements).


Corrected syntax format (as follows):


Bind username:


Query information (search base):





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