4.1 Creating User Source Connections

NOTE:This section is applicable only for Active Directory and eDirectory user sources.

  1. In ZENworks Control Center, click the Configuration tab, then click a user source in the User Sources panel.

  2. In the Connections panel, click Add to launch the Create New Connection Wizard.

  3. Fill in the fields:

    Connection Name: Specify a descriptive name for the connection to the LDAP directory.

    Address: Specify the IP address or DNS hostname of the server where the LDAP directory resides.

    Port: This field defaults to the standard SSL port (636) or non-SSL port (389) depending on whether the user source uses SSL. If your LDAP server is listening on a different port, select that port number.

    Add Connection to all Primary Servers: Adds the connection you are creating to all ZENworks Primary Servers in the Management Zone.

  4. (Conditional) If the user source uses the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol, click Next to display the Certificate page, ensure that the certificate is correct, then click Next to advance to the Summary page.


    If the user source does not use SSL, click Next to advance to the Summary page.

  5. Review the information and, if necessary, use the Back button to make changes to the information, then click Finish.

For more information about configuring Satellites with the Authentication role, see Understanding the Authentication Role in the ZENworks Primary Server and Satellite Reference.