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How to Configure the WebCenter Content (WCC) Domain Active Directory Provider to Use sAMAccountName (Doc ID 1519267.1)

Last updated on MAY 14, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Content - Version 11.1.1.3.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance 04-Nov-2014

Goal

By default the Weblogic Server Active Directory provider uses the LDAP CN parameter to query for users.

In Active Directory, the CN is the same as the user's Display Name, typically their first name and last name:

 

 

Consequently, users logging into the Webcenter Content server would have to authenticate by entering their first name and last name.

It's typically more common that users log in as their sAMAccountName:

 

 

Now users logging into the WCC would authenticate by entering their sAMAccountName.

This Note will list the steps required to change the provider to query users using the sAMAccountName.

Solution

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