Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: ldap account creation

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Posts
    1
    Rep Power
    7

    Question ldap account creation

    Hi all,
    recently set up a test zimbra server... had to mess about getting it to work because the server is rather new and the LTS version of ubuntu wouldnt work on it, so i followed a howto for gutsy.. and all works rather well as a stand alone mail server.. and ldap is working

    unfortunately the only thing stopping deployment at the moment is that the company is wanting it to pull users straight from active directory..

    I've read about the perl script (exporting users to an ldiff file and then importing) but was hoping that there was another way to do it.. the users aren't a constant permanent list, the employee turn over is frequent for some parts of the company and so i was wondering...

    - is it possible to have zimbra create a user account on successful authentication with the ldap server (so first time they attempt to log in, zimbra checks the ldap server and if authentication is successful it creates an account for them on the mail server there and then)

    - or is it possible to have a script that every so often queries the ldap server and any new accounts are added to zimbra

    btw.. the ldap server is win2k3

    thanks in advance
    Pegs

  2. #2
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Location
    USA
    Posts
    6,242
    Rep Power
    21

    Default

    Welcome to the forums,
    Not at present, but you can vote for / support ticket tag / cc watch this RFE: Bug 7235 - Auto Provision New Accounts with External LDAP
    See comment #2
    Goal 1: On first login create the account if found in AD
    Goal 2: sync (periodic check for an attribute and disable the account in Zimbra as necessary)

Similar Threads

  1. LDAP Cannot bind on migration to new server
    By neekster in forum Migration
    Replies: 23
    Last Post: 03-09-2009, 02:08 AM
  2. External LDAP - auto Account creation
    By nepenthe in forum Administrators
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 08-20-2008, 10:05 AM
  3. Zimbra Install Problem - getDirectContext
    By bsimzer in forum Installation
    Replies: 27
    Last Post: 07-19-2007, 10:12 AM
  4. Zimbra + Samba LDAP auth problems
    By fajarpri in forum Installation
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 07-04-2007, 11:39 PM
  5. 3 testing: LDAP: 389 Failed when restore zimbra
    By victorLeong in forum Administrators
    Replies: 15
    Last Post: 05-24-2007, 06:45 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •