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    Encrypting the LDAP password in ldap.conf

    • Article Type: General
    • Product: Aleph
    • Product Version: 20

    Desired Outcome Goal:
    The LDAP password in the following Aleph files would be encrypted:

    ./aleph/u20_1/abc00/tab/ldap.conf
    ./aleph/u20_1/alephe/authen/ldap.conf

    Procedure:
    The Ex Libris Documentation Center > Cross-Product > Technical Documentation > PDS > Patron Directory Services Guide Chapter 5 ("Log-in Configuration") has the following in Table 6. PDS - Configure LDAP Details:

    Encrypt initial bind:
    ...
    ...
    Password This field indicates whether the initial bind password is
    encrypted in a file on the server. Select Yes to use an
    encrypted password.


    • Article last edited: 10/8/2013