LDAP stands for Lightweight Directory Access Protocol. It is a protocol typically used for accessing an existing user database, stored in an LDAP server. This is useful when b2evolution is used in an enterprise where hundreds/thousands of user accounts are already created in a central LDAP Server (See also: Intranet setup).
b2evolution, can connect to and leverage an LDAP directory by using the LDAP Plugin.
For testing, an easy to install Directory Server is: http://directory.apache.org
LDAP PluginThis plugin is freely available but is supported only through PRO Support. The LDAP plugin provides authentication by querying one or more LDAP servers. When b2evolution’s login form is submitted, the plugin will intercept the login request to…More »
Apache Directory Server Test InstallationIn order to test LDAP functionality you may use the LDAP Directory Server from the Apache Directory Project. Note: the Apache Directory Server currently doesn’t install properly on Mac OS X El Capitan. Installing the Server You may download the…More »