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Does EFT Server's LDAP authentication support SSL encrypted sessions?

EFT Express (SMB) & Enterprise

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  • EFT Server (All Versions)

QUESTION

  • Does EFT Server's LDAP authentication support SSL encrypted sessions?
  • What is the behavior of the SSL feature when configuring EFT to pull users from an LDAP Server?
  • Does EFT act as a client and accept the LDAP server's SSL certificate (key) automatically?

ANSWER

Yes, a SSL encrypted session to the LDAP server requires that the server have a certificate, regardless of the protocol underneath SSL (FTP, HTTP, LDAP, etc.) EFT Server, acting as a client, is configured to accept any certificate presented by the LDAP server to which the auth manager is pointing.

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