2

I'm working with the ADLDAP plugin in order to provide frontend authentication against my organizations Active Directory. The problem is that I continually receive the message "Can't bind to LDAP server!" after attempting to log in.

I tested the LDAP connection first on Windows Server 2016, by using the built in LDP.exe utility, and that test proved successful. Next, I constructed a pure PHP page, and the LDAP binding was successful.
Here is that code:

<?php

// using ldap bind
$ldaprdn  = '*****';     // ldap rdn or dn
$ldappass = '*****';  // associated password

// connect to ldap server
$ldapconn = ldap_connect("***.***.***.***")
    or die("Could not connect to LDAP server.");

if ($ldapconn) {

    // binding to ldap server
    $ldapbind = ldap_bind($ldapconn, $ldaprdn, $ldappass);

    // verify binding
    if ($ldapbind) {
        echo "LDAP bind successful...";
    } else {
        echo "LDAP bind failed...";
    }

}

?>

In Craft, I carefully followed the installation instructions, per the page: https://github.com/thepitagroup/adldap_craftcms as well as the changes introduced in the thread: https://github.com/thepitagroup/adldap_craftcms/issues/1. These changes were helpful and got me a little further along, but now, I'm stuck with the error message: "Can't bind to LDAP server!" The url remains on the 'login' page.

Is there a way to find more detail as to the cause of the error?

Thanks for any help.

1

In more testing, I was able to eliminate the "Can't bind to LDAP server!" error message from Craft by removing both: Account Suffix and Admin Account Suffix settings from the ADLDAP parameter control panel.
In my particular setup, I left all parameters empty in the 'optional' section of the parameter control panel, with the exception of the port ('389') and 'Follow Referrals.'

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.