What is Apache Active directory?

What is Apache Active directory?

Apache Directory Studio is a complete directory tooling platform intended to be used with any LDAP server however it is particularly designed for use with ApacheDS. It is an Eclipse RCP application, composed of several Eclipse (OSGi) plugins, that can be easily upgraded with additional ones.

How do I start ApacheDS?

Starting ApacheDS The ApacheDS service can be started right-clicking on the ApacheDS – Default service and selecting Start in the context menu.

Does Windows AD support LDAP?

Active Directory (AD) supports both Kerberos and LDAP – Microsoft AD is by far the most common directory services system in use today.

Can Windows use LDAP authentication?

Both Windows Active Directory and LDAP can be used to allow users to connect to Serv-U by using Active Directory credentials. Additionally, LDAP allows for authentication against other LDAP servers such as Apache Directory Server and OpenLDAP.

How to install apacheds as a Windows service?

To install the ApacheDS as Windows service you need Administrator privileges. The server can be started and stopped with Windows Services manager ( Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Services ). You must be admin to do this.

What is apacheds™?

ApacheDS™ is an extensible and embeddable directory server entirely written in Java, which has been certified LDAPv3 compatible by the Open Group. Besides LDAP it supports Kerberos 5 and the Change Password Protocol.

What does Apache Directory apacheds support?

Besides LDAP it supports Kerberos 5 and the Change Password Protocol. It has been designed to introduce triggers, stored procedures, queues and views to the world of LDAP which has lacked these rich constructs. Here is the release note for Apache Directory ApacheDS 2.0.0-M6:

Is apacheds an LDAP server?

Not only is ApacheDS an LDAP server, it also supports the Kerberos protocol being a KDC (Key Distribution Center), a TGS (Ticket Granting Server) and an AS (Authentication Server). Multi-master replication support via RFC 4533 (Content Synchronization Operation) has been added to ApacheDS 2.0, making it also compatible with OpenLDAP.