N/APosted on - 10/21/2011
I have many certificates in the LDAP server, because I want to verify the validity of the certificate. How can i access to the LDAP server using active directory, so how can I identify the server in active directory installed in the Windows Server 2008?
Access to LDAP with active directory
To answer your Queries, two options are possible solution in getting your required values or information thru Active Directory to LDAP server;
a. Using command line ldifede. This command in your Windows 2008 is equivalent of ldapsearch and basically allows you to get entry for yourself and a group you want to search for certificate validation. These two entries should allow you to come up with an authentication.conf that will permit Splunk to authenticate users. For more info; http://support.microsoft.com/kb/237677
b. Using GUI utility Active Directory Explorer. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb963907.aspx .
This utility will serve you like a Wizard in your Windows Explorer view to your Active Directory or LDAP Configuration. "LDP" and "ADSIEDIT.MSC" build in function that permits to have a GUI view of Active Directory. Run them from "Start–> Run" in Windows on your AD Server.
For mapping purposes you need to identify the ff:
It depends how comfortable you are in using this solution. Which is way more practical it’s your choice preferably.