It is possible to create user and groups in and use them to control access to the system as well as create Workflowsworkflows. It is also common that the list of users and groups is maintained externally in systems such as Active Directory or Open LDAP. can leverage your existing users repository.
There are two configuration scenarios when integrating with LDAP. Each one uses a different Security Manager.
- integrates with an external LDAP/AD system and is in full control of user authentications. Use the LDAP Security Manager in this situation.
- is deployed to an existing servlet container that is already handling user authentications through LDAP. Authentication, in this case, is the responsibility of the container. However, is still responsible for runtime authorization and design time querying of user metadata. Use the LDAP Container Security Manager in this situation as that reuses the existing LDAP connector but relies on the container for user authentications.
This section explains how to integrate with LDAP systems using the LDAP Security Manager. Configuration information for the LDAP Container Security Manager can be found here.
It is assumed that you already went through Live Form's installation instructions and have Live Forms running. LDAP Connectivity is available in the in-house only and not offered as part of our SaaS packages.
Safari browsers later than v5.1.7 running on Windows is no longer supported. Issues were found when using Safari with LDAP - SSO.