Step by Step Guide to enable miniOrange WP LDAP Login plugin for WordPress

Step 1: Download and install miniOrange LDAP/AD Login for Intranet Sites

From your WordPress dashboard

  • Click on PluginsAdd New tab.
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  • Search for ldap. Install miniOrange LDAP/AD Login for Intranet Sites.
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  • Activate the plugin from your Plugins page.
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From WordPress.org

  • Download miniOrange LDAP/AD Login for intranet Sites.
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  • Go to PluginsAdd New.
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  • Click on Upload Plugin and choose the downloaded plugin zip.
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  • Click on Install Now and activate the plugin from your Plugins page.
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Step 2: Setup miniOrange LDAP/AD Login for Intranet Sites plugin

  • Register/Login into miniOrange account.
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  • Once you are logged in, LDAP configuration tab will be shown. Enter the LDAP Server URL, Service Account DN and Service Account Password in LDAP connection information section. Click on Test Connection and Save.
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  • Once the connection is successfully made with your LDAP server then Goto the LDAP user mapping configuration. Enter LDAP Search Base and LDAP Username attribute for your LDAP implementation.
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  • Click on Save.
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Step 3: Setup Role Mapping

  • In the Role Mapping tab, set the Role Attribute. This is the user attribute which stores the Distinguished Names of all groups the user is a part of.
  • Set the Default Role. The user will be assigned the default role upon user creation as well as after authentication against directory credentials.
  • Enable Role Mapping. This option allows to turn off assignment of default role to the user authentication with directory credentials.
  • There is an option to map different security groups to WordPress roles in the premium versions. Through this, a user belonging to a security group which is mapped to a WordPress role will be assigned the mapped role after authentication with directory credentials.
  • Click on Save Mapping.

Step 4: Setup Attribute Mapping

  • In the Attribute Mapping section, there are different mappings for the Email, Phone, First Name and Last Name attributes. The LDAP attributes are mapped to the WordPress profile fields (First Name, Last Name and Email fields). After authentication, the profile information will be retrieved from the directory and profile information updated.
  • There is an option to have custom profile attributes synced from the directory upon authentication in the premium versions. Such custom profile information is stored in the user meta table.
  • Click on Save Configuration.

miniOrange Authentication and Single Sign on products have ready integrations with the number of leading providers, these ready solutions allow enterprises quickly increase the security of information and resources without worrying about time for initial set up or future upgrades.

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