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
This plugin is supported only through PRO Support. The LDAP plugin provides authentication by querying one or more LDAP servers. The plugin can do the following: Verify password Create the user Download and assign its user profile picture Create and/or…
In 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…