How do I add multiple domains to LDAP user authentication?

How do I add multiple domains to LDAP user authentication?

Navigate to the Manage | User | Settings page. Click on Configure LDAP after selecting LDAP + Local Users under Authentication method for login. In the Name or IP address field enter the FQDN or IP address of the LDAP server (Domain A – in this example hal-2010. local) against which you wish to authenticate.

How does authentication work cross domain?

If the client uses NTLM for authentication, the initial request for authentication goes directly from the client to the resource server in the target domain. This server creates a challenge to which the client responds. The server then sends the user’s response to a domain controller in its computer account domain.

Can LDAP be used for authentication?

LDAP is used as an authentication protocol for directory services. We use LDAP to authenticate users to on-prem and web applications, NAS devices, and SAMBA file servers.

Can a user be part of multiple domains?

You’d have to go over all resources and add the user or a domain local group. Hi Manon, In my experience of AD objects migration between two domains, it is possible that object name are kept the same in the source domain and target domain, but the SIDs are different as you said.

How do you trust a relationship between two domains?


  1. Open the Active Directory Domains and Trusts snap-in.
  2. In the left pane, right-click the domain you want to add a trust for, and select Properties.
  3. Click on the Trusts tab.
  4. Click the New Trust button.
  5. After the New Trust Wizard opens, click Next.
  6. Type the DNS name of the AD domain and click Next.

Is LDAP used for authentication or authorization?

LDAP can be used for both authentication and authorization. The other directories that Open Directory is compatible with are also LDAP-compatible directories. These include Active Directory, eDirectory, and others.

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