miniOrange Sync Users LDAP Directory Add-on


miniOrange Sync WordPress users with LDAP directory add-on provides the feature to synchronize WordPress users with LDAP directory and vice versa. Schedules can be configured for the synchronization to run at a specific time and after a specific interval.

Pre-requisite

  • LDAP/AD Login for Intranet Sites premium plugin.

Step 1: Download & Installation

  • To download the LDAP Premium Plugin and miniOrange Sync Users LDAP Directory Add-on. Login to your miniOrange Admin Console.

  • Navigate to License >> Manage License >> Plugin Releases and Downloads. Download the add-on zip files and paste it in the Plugins Directory of your WordPress site.

  • From your WordPress dashboard. Go to PluginsAdd New.
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  • Click on Upload Plugin and choose the downloaded plugins zip.
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  • After installing the add-on, activate it from your Plugins page.
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  • Once the add-on is activated, it will be available on the left-hand panel.
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Step 2: Setup miniOrange Sync Users LDAP Directory Add-on

Click on Directory Sync in the left hand panel it will navigate you to the default LDAP to WordPress Sync tab under Configure Sync Options.

Configure LDAP to WordPress Sync:

  • Use the Search base and Search filter from the Base Plugin: This option allows you to use the Search base and Search filter configured in the LDAP/AD Login for Intranet plugin.

  • Search Base: This is the LDAP Tree under which Directory Sync add-on will search for the users. Provide the distinguished name(DN) of the User Base object.
    eg. cn=Users,dc=domain,dc=com.

  • Search Filter: You can write your own search filter. While searching for users, the configured LDAP attribute in the search filter will be matched to see if the user exists.

  • Username Attribute: Specify the LDAP attribute name here. The configured LDAP attribute value will be used as username for the users while creating new WordPress users.

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  • LDAP to WP Sync Frequency: The LDAP to WP sync can be scheduled on Hourly, Daily or Twice Daily basis.

  • Select Timezone: Select the timezone to run the sync according to your timezone.

  • Sync Interval: Delay between sync of two users. This is in milliseconds and the minimum value should be 10ms.

  • Unsync Wordpress Users not present in LDAP: This option allows you to either delete users from WordPress or change their WordPress roles when the user is deleted in LDAP directory. It is recommended to keep this option disable unless the users in WordPress and LDAP are in perfect sync.

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Test LDAP to WP Sync: The users present in LDAP Search Base will be Synced from LDAP to WordPress and the existing users will be updated.

  • LDAP to WP Scheduled Sync: Click on Enable Scheduled Sync checkbox to enable scheduled sync.
  • LDAP to WordPress One Time Sync: Click on Sync button to sync all the users from at once.
  • You can see the LDAP to WordPress user sync progress in Sync Progress section.
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Configure WordPress to LDAP Sync:

  • Select Your Directory Server: Select you directory server from dropdown.
  • User Base: This is the LDAP Tree under which we will create/update the users for synchronization. Provide the distinguished name of the Search Base object.
    eg. cn=Users,dc=domain,dc=com.

  • LDAP Group List for New users: New users synced from Wordpress to LDAP server will be added to the configured groups in LDAP server.

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  • Sync Options: Sync options allows the provides the options to allow/restrict WordPress to LDAP sync.
    • Add new user in LDAP when registered in WordPress: Allows you to automatically sync users in LDAP when created in WordPress.
    • Delete user in LDAP when deleted in WordPress: Allows you to automatically delete of users in LDAP when deleted in WordPress.
    • Update user profile in LDAP when updated in WordPress : Allows you to enable automatic updation of users in LDAP when updated in WordPress.
    • Update user password in LDAP when reset in WordPress: Allows you to automatically reset user password in LDAP when reset in WordPress.
    • Update user group in LDAP when role is updated in WordPress: Allows you to automatically updatate users groups in LDAP when user role is updated in WordPress.
    • Add/Remove user to/from groups in LDAP: Allows you to automatically add or remove users to/from LDAP groups when respective user role changed in WordPress.
  • Password Hash Algorithm: Algorithm used by directory system to hash the plaintext password.
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Test WP to LDAP Sync: Manually sync the users from WordPress to LDAP.

  • Enter the users id's and click on Sync Users.
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WP to LDAP Sync Reports: This report shows the status of the last sync from WordPress to LDAP.

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