Retrieve Groups from Netware

This section describes how to configure OmniGroupServer to retrieve user and group information for Netware, through LDAP.

To retrieve security information from Netware using LDAP

  1. Open the OmniGroupServer configuration file.
  2. In the [Repositories] section, create a repository to store the Netware groups. For example:

    [Repositories]
    Number=1
    0=NetwareLDAP
  3. Create a section to contain the task details and set the following configuration parameters:

    GroupServerLibrary The path (including the file name) to the library file that allows the group server to access the repository. Use the LDAP group server library, ogs_ldap.
    LDAPServer The host name or IP address of the machine that hosts the LDAP directory.
    LDAPType The type of LDAP server (for Netware/Novell eDirectory, set this parameter to NED).
    LDAPPort The port to use to access the LDAP directory.
    LDAPBase The distinguished name of the search base.
    LDAPUsername The user to use to access the directory.
    LDAPPassword The password to use to access the directory. HPE recommends that you encrypt the password before adding it to the configuration file. For information about how to encrypt passwords, see Encrypt Passwords.

    For example:

    [NetwareLDAP]
    GroupServerLibrary=ogs_ldap
    LDAPServer=myLDAPserver
    LDAPType=NED
    LDAPPort=389
    LDAPBase=O=org
    LDAPUsername=cn=admin,o=org
    LDAPPassword=passw0rd
    

    For a complete list of configuration parameters that you can use to configure the task, refer to the OmniGroupServer Reference.

  4. Save and close the OmniGroupServer configuration file.


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