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Using LDAP Authentication

Article ID: 181
Last updated: 01 Feb, 2017

LDAP authentication allows you to integrate your organization's authentication system with KBPublisher.
Configuration requires only a few simple steps.

Steps to enable LDAP Authentication

  • Click on Settings
  • Click on Authentication Provider
  • Click LDAP    
  • Set up LDAP settings and authentication options, see this article for details

Quick summary of the process

  • End user goes to site
  • User fill the login form 
  • Remote Authentication checks for valid user credentials
  • KBPublisher authenticates the user .

KBPublisher public view

Tracking logins

You can see how your remote authentication works in logs Logs/Logins

For debugging every last login is logged to a file called last_remote_login.log in the KBPublisher cache directory (APP_CACHE_DIR in admin/config.inc.php ).
For example: /home/username/ kb_cache/last_remote_login.log

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Article ID: 181
Last updated: 01 Feb, 2017
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