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User search filter for Active Directory user repository in WebSphere Portal

Posted by Vivek Agarwal on June 26, 2008

This is a very trivial entry for most people in the know, but not so trivial for others. If you are configuring WebSphere Portal to use either Active Directory or Active Directory Application Mode (ADAM) as the LDAP user registry, then it is critical to set up the user search filter correctly or else you are going to run into issues with users not being able to authenticate. We have a client for whom we are using ADAM wherein ADAM is used for the Portal LDAP and it syncs up with Active Directory. Well, my portal administrator who is working on that project ran into a problem with Portal users not being able to authenticate successfully. Read the rest of this entry »

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