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Active directory settings

Introduction

The page aims at describing how to configure mantis to connect to Active Directory.

General principles

Active Directory can currently be used by mantis for the following usage:

Users must be created manually in mantis using the same login as in Active Directory.

The way it proceeds is the following:

  1. Connect to Active Directory using LDAP protocol to search user by its login - A generic account is used for that purpose.
  2. If an entry was found, bind to Active Directory using dn entry found and the password provided by user. If several entries are found, each of them is tried until one successes.
  3. If the connection is a success, and if the option is activated, the user mail address is retrieved from Active Directory.

General LDAP configuration

The following parameters must be set in the config_inc.php file: