General Page

The General Page of the Configuration Editor allows you to edit the server settings.

It contains six sections : Administrator Settings , Protocols , Supported Authentication Mechanisms , Binary Attributes , Limits and Options .

Here's what the General Page looks like:

Administrator Settings

A Principal is mandatory and represents the DN of the Administrator of the server.

A Password is mandatory and represents the password of the Administrator of the server.

Check the Show Password checkbox to display the password in a non-hidden form.

Protocols

This section allows you to enable/disable each of the following protocols and specify the port it is running on:

  • LDAP (default port: 10389)
  • LDAPS (default port: 636)
  • Kerberos (default port: 88)
  • NTP (default port: 123)
  • DNS (default port: 53)
  • Change Password (default port: 464)

Supported Authentication Mechanisms

This section allows you to specify the supported authentication mechanisms. You can choose between the following mechanisms:

  • SIMPLE
  • CRAM-MD5
  • DIGEST-MD5
  • GSSAPI

Binary Attributes

This section allows you to specify to the server the attribute types that you want to be handled as binary content.

Use the Add... , Edit... and Delete buttons to set your Binary Attributes.

Limits

This section allows you to specify the Limits of the server.

Max. Time Limit lets you choose the maximum time that should last a request (in milliseconds).

Max. Size Limit lets you choose the maximum number of entries that should be returned.

Synchronization Period lets you choose the number of milliseconds between two synchronizations.

Max. Threads lets you choose the number of threads that should be used by the server in its execution.

Options

Check the Allow Anymous Access checkbox to allow anymous access on the server.

Check the Enable Access Control to enable Access Control on the server.

Check the Denormalize Operational Attributes to use a more human readable form ('uid=admin,ou=system' instead of '0.9.2342.19200300.100.1.1=admin,2.5.4.11=system') for Operational Attributes on the server.