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How to configure the LDAP Simple plugin variables to authenticate sAMAccount in Active Directoy by Full DN authentication method (Doc ID 2772185.1)

Last updated on MAY 01, 2021

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 8.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On : 8.0 version, Options and Configuration

This document and examples were written for LDAP Simple plugin setup authenticating the sAMAccount users (Windows AD user).
There are also other authentication methods available such as using the PAM plugin and they can be referred to the KMs below:

NOTE:1677576.1 - HOWTO setup LDAP for use with the MySQL PAM authentication plugin
NOTE:1371858.1 - How to Configure MySQL Authentication to use LDAP Service via PAM

You might also have an option to use the Windows Native Authentication Plugin if the MySQL is running on Windows platform as:

NOTE:1444917.1 - How to Setup MySQL to Use the Windows Native Authentication Plugin?; LDAP; Active Directory


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