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LDAP (Tools/APIs)

Interact with an LDAP database programmatically.

Background Information

LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) is an application protocol for accessing and maintaining distributed directory information services, including user information, which can be used for authentication.

Available Tools

You can configure InterSystems IRIS® data platform to use LDAP authentication; see LDAP Guide.

For more complex authentication requirements, InterSystems provides the following tools:

Enables you to interface with an LDAP database. It provides methods you can use for authentication and for working with entries in the LDAP database.

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Availability: All namespaces.

LDAP Outbound adapter

Sends requests to an LDAP server and receives responses.

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Availability: All interoperability-enabled namespaces.

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