Active Directory Settings

This section explains what are the Active Directory details needed and how to configure Active Directory with the Syncfusion User Management Server.

Active Directory Settings

You will need the below Active Directory details to configure Syncfusion User Management Server with your Active Directory

  • Username and Password - username and password of the user who is present in the Active Directory domain

  • LDAP URL - IP or DNS name of the Windows Server where you have Active Directory Domain Services enabled. For example, LDAP://

  • Distinguished Name - FQDN of the Active Directory. Follow the below procedure to find out the Distinguished Name of your Active Directory

    1. Go to Run(Win + R) and type sysdm.cpl in a machine which is connected to the Active Directory or in the Windows Server where you have Active Directory Domain Services enabled

    Run sysdm.cpl

    1. The System Properties dialog will be opened and you can find the Distinguished Name labeled as Domain

    Distinguished Name - Domain

    You can search either all the users in the domain or users in the specific group that belongs to an organization in the specific domain.

    For example, if your Domain is, then to search all the users of the domain you have to type in as dc=www,dc=example,dc=com.

    To search the users in a specific group (Eg:TestGroup) of an organization (Eg:Syncfusion) in the domain, you can type in as CN=TestGroup,OU=Syncfusion,DC=www,DC=example,DC=com

    The following table lists the attribute types.

    String Attribute Type
    CN commonName
    OU organizationalUnitName
    DC domainComponent

    This filter will search and list the users in the group named TestGroup of an organization Syncfusion in the domain

  • Enable/Disable SSL connection to Active Directory - Enable this checkbox, if your Windows Server needs SSL connection to connect

  • Port Number - Default port for Non-SSL connections is 389 and for SSL connections is 636

Setup IIS identity to access remote SQL Server for Active Directory user