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LDAP connection properties

When you set up an LDAP connection, you must configure the connection properties.
The following table describes the LDAP connection properties:
Property
Description
Runtime Environment
The name of the run-time environment where you want to run the tasks.
Note: You can specify only the Secure Agent as the run-time environment for an LDAP connection.
Host Name
Required. LDAP directory server host name.
You can use the LDAP or LDAPS protocol to connect to LDAP Server.
  • - To use the LDAP protocol, use one of the following formats:
    • - ldap://<hostname>
    • - <hostname>
  • - To use the LDAPS protocol, use the ldaps://<hostname> format.
Note: If you use SSL, use the host name that you specify in the SSL certificate.
Port
Required. LDAP directory server port number. Default is 389.
Anonymous Connection
Establishes an anonymous connection with the LDAP directory server. Select anonymous connection to access a directory server as an anonymous user without authentication.
Note: You cannot establish an anonymous connection with Active Directory.
User Name
The LDAP user name to connect to the LDAP directory server.
Required if you want to connect to Active Directory.
Password
The password to connect to the LDAP directory server. If you do not enter the password, the Client establishes an anonymous connection.
Required if you want to connect to Active Directory.
Secure Connection
Establishes a secure connection with the LDAP directory server through the TLS protocol.
TrustStore File Name
The file name of the truststore that contains the TLS certificate to establish a one-way secure connection with the LDAP directory server.
Contact the LDAP Administrator for the truststore file name and password.
TrustStore Password
The password for the truststore file that contains the SSL certificate.
KeyStore File Name
The file name of the keystore that contains the keys and certificates required to establish a two-way secure communication with the LDAP directory server.
Contact the LDAP Administrator for the keystore file name and password.
KeyStore Password
The password for the keystore file required for secure communication.
Base DN
Required. The distinguished name (DN) of the root directory in the LDAP directory server.
For example, use the following base DN to connect to the Informatica domain: dc=informatica-connector,dc=com
If you do not specify the base DN, the Secure Agent fails to fetch the metadata.