LDAP domain server authentication of OceanStor 9000

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Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) is a TCP/IP-based network protocol used to search for network resources, control user access, and query authentication information. After joining an LDAP domain, OceanStor 9000 supports access to and authentication of LDAP domain users.
LDAP domain server authentication is applicable to NFS file sharing.
If LDAP domain server authentication is adopted, an LDAP domain server must be available, and OceanStor 9000 and clients must join the LDAP domain.

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NIS domain server authentication of OceanStor 9000
Network Integration Service (NIS) is a directory service technology that simplifies UNIX- and Linux-based desktop management. After joining an NIS domain, OceanStor 9000 supports access to and authentication of NIS domain users. NIS domain server authentication is applicable to NFS file sharing. If NIS domain server authentication is adopted, an NIS domain server must be available, and OceanStor 9000 and clients must join the NIS domain.

Adding OceanStor 9000 V100R001C01 to an LDAP domain
Procedure for adding OceanStor 9000 V100R001C01 to an LDAP domain: 1. Log in to DeviceManager. 2. Choose Settings > Cluster Settings > Authentication Settings > Domain Authentication Settings. 3. Under LDAP Domain, configure LDAP domain authentication. 4. Optional: Click Test to check whether OceanStor 9000 can connect to the IP address. 5. Click Save to complete the LDAP domain authentication configuration.

AD domain server authentication of OceanStor 9000
Active Directory (AD) is a type of directory service specific to Windows distributed networks. After joining an AD domain, OceanStor 9000 supports access to and authentication of AD domain users. AD domain server authentication is applicable to CIFS file sharing. If AD domain server authentication is adopted, an AD domain server and a DNS server must be available, and OceanStor 9000 and clients must join the AD domain.

Whether domain servers and DNS servers must be deployed on the customer’s OceanStor 9000 network
No. If domain controllers and DNS servers have already been deployed on the customer’s network, connect them to Huawei OceanStor 9000. If they have not been deployed, OceanStor 9000 can parse domain names as a DNS server. In addition, with OceanStor 9000, you can use local authentication.

OceanStor 9000 authentication mode
OceanStor 9000 supports multiple authentication modes, such as anonymous access, local user authentication, AD domain authentication, client IP address authentication, client host name authentication, LDAP authentication, and NIS authentication. For details, see the figure on the right.

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