Is Ldap Password Transmitted to Ldap Server in Clear text or Encrypted

(Doc ID 1564540.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 06, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Content - Version to [Release 10gR3]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Using ActiveDirectoryLdapProvider and credential map.

Qn1: Need to confirm if the password submitted from the login page is sent to the ldap server encrypted or in clear text?
If it is sent in clear text, how to encrypt it? Is https the only way?

Qn2: With LDAP authentication and credential map, how to lockout a user after a fixed number of login attempts?



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