Step by Step guide to setup LDAPS on Windows Server
Connect with LDAP using miniOrange guidelines to establish a secure connection with LDAP Server. Secure your LDAP server connection between client and server application to encrypt the communication.
1. Install Active Directory Domain Services
Install “Active Directory Domain Services” role through Server Manager roles.
On you Windows Server Machine, click on Start -> Server Manager -> Add Roles and Features
After selecting Add Roles and Features, click on Next.
Choose Role-based or feature-based installation options and click on Next button.
Choose Select a server from the server pool option and select the server from the server pool and click on Next button.
Choose the Active Directory Domain Services option from the list of roles and click on the Next button.
Click on Add Features from the add features that are required for the Active Directory Domain Services window.
Choose nothing from the list of features and click on Next button
In the Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) choose nothing and click on Next button.
Click on Install button to confirm the installation.
Now, click on the Promote this server to a domain controller option and click on Close button.
2. Configuring the Active Directory
To configure the Active Directory, select Add a new forest and enter the Root domain name. After entering the details, click on the Next button.
Enter the Directory Services Restore Mode (DSRM) password and then click on the Next button.
Do not choose anything and leave the default settings and click on the Next button.
Confirm the NetBIOS domain name and click on the Next button.
Specify the location of the AD DS database, log files and SYSVOL and then, click on the Next button.
You can review your selections and click on the Next button.
Once all the prerequisites are checked, click on the Install button to install the Active Directory Domain Services.
3. Creating Users
Users can be created in the Active Directory to bind and connect to the Active Directory.
To create users in the Active Directory, click on Start->Server Manager -> Tools -> Active Directory Users and Computers.
On the Active Directory Users and Computers click on Create a new user icon.
Enter the user details and click on the Next button.
Enter the Password of the user and click on the Next button.
Click on Finish once the software has been installed.
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