How does LDAP integrate with Moodle?

How does LDAP integrate with Moodle?

Configuring LDAP based authentication for moodle

  1. yum -y install php-ldap.
  2. service httpd reload.
  3. Login as moodle administrator.
  4. Go to Advanced features -> Plugins -> Authentication -> Manage authentication -> LDAP server.
  5. Enter LDAP server URL.
  6. Select “Yes” for hide password.
  7. Choose “posixAccount” as UserType.

What is LDAP paging?

The LDAP paged search control is used with an LDAP Search operation to allow clients to receive search results in a controlled manner limited by the page size. The size of the page can be determined by the administrator based on the available resources and infrastructure.

How does Moodle integrate with Active Directory?

On the Plugins tab, locate the Authentication area and select the option named Manage authentication. Click on the eye icon to enable the LDAP authentication. After finishing your configuration, you should log off the Moodle web interface. Try to login using the admin user and the password from the Active Directory.

How do I test LDAP credentials?


  1. Click System > System Security.
  2. Click Test LDAP authentication settings.
  3. Test the LDAP user name search filter.
  4. Test the LDAP group name search filter.
  5. Test the LDAP membership (user name) to make sure that the query syntax is correct and that LDAP user group role inheritance works properly.

How do I use LDAP with Active Directory?

Steps to Complete

  1. Log in to Sugar as an administrator and navigate to Admin > Password Management.
  2. Scroll down to the LDAP Support section and enable the checkbox next to “Enable LDAP Authentication”.
  3. Complete the fields with information specific to your LDAP or Active Directory account.

How do I enable LDAP in Active Directory?

Sign in to a computer that has the AD DS Admin Tools installed. Select Start > Run, type ldp.exe, and then select OK. Select Connection > Connect. In Server and in Port, type the server name and the non-SSL/TLS port of your directory server, and then select OK.

What are paged results?

Simple Paged Results Control allows a search operation to return only a subset of the results at a time. If the results of a query exceed the MaxPageSize value, the Paged Results control is used with a page size equal to or less than the server-side limit in order to retrieve all of the results of the query.

How do I know if OpenLDAP is working?

Click Start > Settings > Control Panel > NetIQ eDirectory Services. On the Services tab, scroll to nldap. dlm, then view the Status column. The column displays Running.

How do I know if LDAP is working?

Is Active Directory and LDAP the same?

LDAP is a way of speaking to Active Directory. LDAP is a protocol that many different directory services and access management solutions can understand. Active Directory is a directory server that uses the LDAP protocol. …

How do I know if LDAP is enabled?

Is AD LDS the same as LDAP?

AD LDS is a stand-alone LDAP server that is very similar to Active Directory. The key difference is that, unlike Active Directory, AD LDS can be deployed on a server that is not a domain controller. This will be a useful exercise if you want to use a more fully-featured LDAP such as Active Directory, or OpenLDAP.

How do I enable LDAP authentication in Moodle?

You don’t want your LDAP users’ passwords to be stored in Moodle at all. An administrator can enable LDAP authentication as follows: Go to Site administration > Plugins > Authentication > Manage authentication and click the eye icon opposite LDAP Server. When enabled, it will no longer be greyed out.

What is the LDAP sync job in Moodle?

See example: The LDAP users sync job ( \\auth_ldap ask\\sync_task) scheduled task (new in Moodle 3.0; previously there was a CLI script, see MDL-51824 for more info) is responsible for creating and updating user information, and suspending and deleting LDAP accounts.

Can I change other users’LDAP passwords in Moodle?

Bear in mind that changing your LDAP passwords from Moodle might require a LDAPS connection (this is actually a requirement for MS-AD). In addition to that, the bind user specified above must have the rights needed to change other users’ passwords.

What are the different types of LDAP servers supported by Moodle?

Moodle supports several types of LDAP servers which have different directory structures, special configuration settings, etc. Even if using the same LDAP server type (e.g., MS Active Directory), each site could use a completely different directory structure to hold its user accounts, groups, etc.