How to configure Sonicwall UTM appliances to authenticate using OpenLDAP.
03/26/2020 9 13784
DESCRIPTION: How to configure Sonicwall UTM appliances to authenticate using OpenLDAP.
OpenLDAP authentication on Sonicwall firewall/ UTM devices.
This KB article illustrates how to configure Sonicwall UTM appliances to authenticate using OpenLDAP:
Step 1: Select LDAP as the authentication method on the user settings page. Under Settings tab enter the IP address of the OpenLDAP server and the port number.
Select ‘Give bind distinguished name’ in BindDN setup and type the DN in the following format and then click apply. For example, if the Bind account name is email@example.com then the Distinguishe name would be “uid=Abhishesh, ou=People, dc=Sonicwall, dc=com”.
Step 2: Go to Schema tab and select InetOrgPerson as the LDAP schema and then apply the setting.
Step 3: Click on the Directory tab and enter the primary domain name. User tree for login to the server is not required unlike Active Directory.
Click the Auto-configure button and append the LADP groups automatically. Click on apply button:
Step 4: Go to Test tab and test the user authentication.