How does LDAP integrate with FortiGate?

How does LDAP integrate with FortiGate?

To configure the FortiGate unit for LDAP authentication – Using GUI:

  1. Go to User & Device -> Authentication -> LDAP Servers and select Create New.
  2. Enter a Name for the LDAP server.
  3. In Server Name/IP enter the server’s FQDN or IP address.
  4. If necessary, change the Server Port number.

How do I find my common name identifier?

Configure LDAP So go to User -> Remote -> LDAP and Create a new LDAP entry. You will need to create an LDAP entry for each domain controller: Windows Server uses sAMAccountName and the Common Name (CN) Identifier. Your Distinguished Name is typically your top level AD DN.

Is CN same as SAMAccountName?

‘cn’ is the default, and most of the customers will be using ‘’ is a common name which is a display name and ‘SAMAccountName’ is the logon name(in reference to windows LDAP server).

What is LDAP server in FortiGate?

The Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) is an application protocol for accessing and maintaining distributed directory information services. The FortiGate LDAP client sends these requests: Bind: Authentication.

Is LDAPS obsolete?

LDAP supports SSL, it’s called LDAPS, and it uses a dedicated port. As of today, and since 2000, LDAPS is deprecated and StartTLS should be used. That being said, many servers accept LDAPS, and the Apache LDAP API supports it.

Should you use LDAPS?

Microsoft issued an significant advisory against the use of unsecure LDAP to Active Directory because of potential for attacks and misuse. LDAPS should be used with Active Directory domain controllers.

Is CN same as sAMAccountName?

What is sAMAccountName LDAP?

sAMAccountName is the ldap attribute that should match the login name. dn is the distinguished name returned by the LDAP server that matches sAMAccountName. jsmith is the login id of the user logging into Vertica.