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LDAP Server

The Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) is an industry standard for accessing and maintaining directory services across an organization.

Once connected to an LDAP server, Nessus administrators can add users straight from their directory and these users can authenticate using their directory credentials.

Nessus auto-negotiates encryption, therefore there are no encryption options in the Nessus interface.

Allowable Characters

  • Upper and lower case alphabetical characters (A – Z and a-z)
  • Numerical characters (0 – 9)
  • Period (.)
  • Underscore (_)
  • Dash (-)
  • Plus (+)
  • Ampersand (&)

If Nessus encounters characters or symbols other than specified, a 400 error will occur.

General Settings

  • Host
  • Port
  • Username
  • Password
  • Base DN

Advanced Settings

  • Username Attribute
  • Email Attribute
  • Name Attribute
  • CA (PEM Format)

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